Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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 Drive92.9% 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.
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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
16 days ago, 16 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 13 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 12 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 06:11
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 273
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 998
96% 769 Pts
64-Core 1,404
94% 1,404 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2385 MHz, MLim: 3873 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 150
Reflection 134
Parallax 156
121% 147 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 117
Splatting 103
98% 123 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 111%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$72
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 303 301 304 306 305 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 278
Mixed 285
SusWrite 303
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 34.5
131% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 219
193% 290 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 131%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
436GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1922 1969 1516 1416 1421 1433 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 130%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 103 104 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 94.1
Write 99.2
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 103
71% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 68%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.4
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 24.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 31,677 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: 69% - Good Total price: $1,259
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