Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive121% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 27 '21 at 18:08
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700-$302
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Memory 92.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 248
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 845
88% 688 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Lighting 43.9
Reflection 43.7
Parallax 40.9
36% 42.8 fps
MRender 38.2
Gravity 43.9
Splatting 28.9
35% 37 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
328GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 353 364 358 361 362 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 453
Mixed 411
SusWrite 368
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 61.1
202% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 121%
Great: 130%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$80
203GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 107 107 107 106 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 148
Write 114
Mixed 23.1
SusWrite 106
70% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 109%
USB DISK 2.0 4GB
1GB free, PID 3100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.85% Terrible
Read 14.2
Write 2.2
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 1.4
6% 5.57 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
23% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.85%
Great: 10%
WD Elements 25A3 8TB
7.5TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 202 196 196 194 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 193
Mixed 136
SusWrite 196
242% 178 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 1.5
390% 4.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1
DQ Write 4.5
DQ Mixed 2
225% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
WD My Book 1TB
253GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 21 23 22 22 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 34
Write 36.1
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 21.9
38% 28.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 22%
WD My Book 1230 3TB
821GB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 20 20 17 19 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
16.5% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 32.4
Mixed 29.3
SusWrite 19.5
38% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
112% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30BESBK.8FD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.5% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 21.4
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 23.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 32,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,223
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