Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.9% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 23:20
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$210
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 127
2-Core 232
89% 151 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 664
73% 564 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.3% Very good
Lighting 89.6
Reflection 88.6
Parallax 82.8
72% 87 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 79.1
Splatting 70.7
68% 87.1 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 31 82 44 20 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 458
Write 293
Mixed 307
SusWrite 44.1
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 10.3
4K Mixed 0.4
54% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 63.7
DQ Write 8.1
DQ Mixed 10.9
14% 27.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 92%
Pcie SSD 256GB
165GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.6 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1121 282 285 289 289 289 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
187% Outstanding
Read 1,299
Write 1129
Mixed 1,062
SusWrite 426
219% 979 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 64.2
224% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 651
DQ Write 1,132
DQ Mixed 860
661% 881 MB/s
Poor: 93%
This bench: 187%
Great: 217%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$43
466GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 78 80 79 80 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 76.2
Write 76.7
Mixed 55.6
SusWrite 78.8
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3066 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 26.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 35.8
SC Mixed 27.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 31,297 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 - $163

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,214
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