Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
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 96.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics97% 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 Drive294% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory22.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime5.1 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:46
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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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 i7-8700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Memory 94.5
1-Core 142
2-Core 295
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 822
86% 675 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
EVGA(3842 2081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (120 fps cap detected)
97% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 120
Parallax 120
97% 120 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 120
Splatting 120
97% 120 fps
Poor: 111%
This bench: 97%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 805 805 806 803 805 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,548
Write 2344
Mixed 1,814
SusWrite 847
422% 1,888 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 81.4
268% 92.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,404
DQ Write 1,157
DQ Mixed 1,257
948% 1,273 MB/s
Poor: 219%
This bench: 294%
Great: 332%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
226GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 279 279 279 278 279 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 304
Mixed 362
SusWrite 298
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 51.2
176% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 224
205% 313 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$105
172GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 9,620
Write 8,753
Mixed 8,974
2,035% 9,115 MB/s
4K Read 786
4K Write 383
4K Mixed 482
2,010% 550 MB/s
DQ Read 1,928
DQ Write 1,427
DQ Mixed 1487
1,163% 1,614 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.7
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 41.8
SC Mixed 30.3
90% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 101%
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 27,696 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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