Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics15.8% 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 Drive296% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 20 '21 at 18:53
Run Duration261 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1110
104% 841 Pts
64-Core 1,125
76% 1,125 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3642) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 19.1
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 17.4
15% 18.1 fps
MRender 23.3
Gravity 19.5
Splatting 16.1
16% 19.6 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 17%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1568 1232 827 831 833 829 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,060
Write 2,302
Mixed 1,379
SusWrite 1,020
379% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 63.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 86
284% 98.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,553
DQ Write 1,269
DQ Mixed 1,380
1,042% 1,400 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 296%
Great: 332%
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1369 1404 1405 1406 1406 1406 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2703
Write 1,080
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 1,399
354% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 69.9
236% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1571
DQ Write 847
DQ Mixed 1,529
1,051% 1,316 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 321%
Great: 339%
Samsung 860 QVO 2TB-$227
783GB free
Firmware: RVQ02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 488 489 489 489 489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 458
Mixed 373
SusWrite 487
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 49.6
170% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 118%
Great: 122%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$28
10GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 30 68 86 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 215
Write 21.5
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 51
80% 81.7 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 7.9
4K Mixed 8.1
592% 9.6 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 93%
Samsung Flash Drive FIT 128GB
67GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 63 62 62 63 62 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 10% Great: 107%
Drobo 5C 70.5TB
60TB free, PID 3443
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 61 66 71 71 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 197
Write 110
Mixed 92.4
SusWrite 74
144% 118 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.4
191% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 27.6
94% 32.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 27.7
82% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 135%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 27,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,213
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