Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 18 '21 at 03:02
Run Duration259 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 89.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
93% 165 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 824
86% 672 Pts
64-Core 1,026
69% 1,026 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4998) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 122
Parallax 108
87% 113 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 105
Splatting 96.4
84% 101 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$40
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 63 43 46 47 71 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 486
Write 341
Mixed 118
SusWrite 80.9
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 35.8
127% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 174
158% 242 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 82%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
466GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2286 620 621 623 623 623 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,498
Write 2,286
Mixed 1,681
SusWrite 899
412% 1,841 MB/s
4K Read 58.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 77.5
261% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,061
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 1014
764% 1,021 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 281%
Great: 318%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GTZR Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 F4-3200C16-8GTZR Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.5% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 24.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 35,114 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 - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,252
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