Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive95.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , , ,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:37
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 83.8
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 706
77% 595 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 91%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC120G709A104-432278 120GB
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 524ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 262 261 258 254 252 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 386
Write 304
Mixed 338
SusWrite 257
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 49.4
170% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 241
187% 255 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
40.6% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 10.8
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 12.1
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 30,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,186
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