Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 148%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics150% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive201% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:46
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$375
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 546
8-Core 1,046
99% 796 Pts
64-Core 1,414
95% 1,414 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
PNY(196E 136E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
150% Outstanding
Lighting 209
Reflection 254
Parallax 194
169% 219 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 153
Splatting 136
128% 160 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 150%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 606 412 364 337 366 358 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,689
Write 1,624
Mixed 1,407
SusWrite 407
287% 1,282 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 65.4
221% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 982
DQ Write 800
DQ Mixed 898
670% 893 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 201%
Great: 237%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$60
572GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 115 116 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 113
Write 106
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 114
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40.5
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 30
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 31.6
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
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 27,271 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,194
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