Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82% 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 Drive171% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '21 at 08:16
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 607
67% 517 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Asus(1043 86D2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 98.5
Parallax 97.6
83% 99.5 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 96.6
Splatting 86.9
81% 102 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 82%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team TM8FPD002T 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 816 440 353 360 358 358 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 1,075
Write 1,168
Mixed 998
SusWrite 448
207% 922 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 53.3
181% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 1164
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 980
736% 991 MB/s
Poor: 153%
This bench: 171%
Great: 242%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: RR04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 187 179 181 181 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 146
Write 229
Mixed 112
SusWrite 181
123% 167 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
387% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4BL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 27.3
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 23.3
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.5%
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 34,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $212

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,263
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