Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics5.83% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive332% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 15 '21 at 14:00
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 879
94% 731 Pts
64-Core 848
57% 848 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8190
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
5.83% Terrible
Lighting 6.4
Reflection 9.8
Parallax 8.7
5% 8.3 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 11.6
7% 10.3 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.83%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$81
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2176 798 793 798 799 795 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,586
Write 2,287
Mixed 1,442
SusWrite 1,026
410% 1,836 MB/s
4K Read 63.9
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 87.3
286% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,880
DQ Write 1,579
DQ Mixed 1,687
1,275% 1,715 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 332%
Great: 332%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4RL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 42
MC Mixed 28.6
107% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 44.1
SC Mixed 30.4
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 31,464 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 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,226
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