Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics155% 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 Drive28.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 26 '21 at 01:41
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
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 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 256
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 1,049
99% 798 Pts
64-Core 1,011
68% 1,011 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 4001 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
155% Outstanding
Lighting 234
Reflection 142
Parallax 142
189% 173 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 142
Splatting 141
115% 142 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 155%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$116
44GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,438
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,070
299% 1,341 MB/s
4K Read 52.9
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 71
245% 88 MB/s
DQ Read 633
DQ Write 903
DQ Mixed 271
344% 602 MB/s
Poor: 126% Great: 260%
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$50
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 43 18 27 23 38 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.7% Poor
Read 202
Write 20
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 33.4
15% 70.2 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 3.1
57% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 86.6
DQ Write 44.2
DQ Mixed 25
29% 51.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
440GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 143 143 144 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 125
Write 126
Mixed 80.6
SusWrite 143
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
62.4% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 17.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 20.1
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 34,760 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 - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,239
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