Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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.
Graphics111% 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 Drive301% 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 02:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$259
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 144
2-Core 280
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1,072
101% 815 Pts
64-Core 1,056
71% 1,056 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
ASRock(1849 5103) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 137
Reflection 140
Parallax 206
111% 161 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 141
Splatting 94.6
110% 117 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
604GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1216 1185 1159 1147 1159 1081 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
301% Outstanding
Read 2,164
Write 1,769
Mixed 1,258
SusWrite 1,158
355% 1,587 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 78.7
260% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,547
DQ Write 1,297
DQ Mixed 1,411
1,060% 1,418 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 301%
Great: 358%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 40.2
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 27.7
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 44.4
SC Mixed 30.3
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,306 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 - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,308
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