Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive99.6% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory23.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 06:29
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Memory 84.8
1-Core 95.4
2-Core 219
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 764
75% 599 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
EVGA(3842 3287) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 168
Reflection 158
Parallax 166
136% 164 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 144
Splatting 119
120% 147 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 129%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
374GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1383 1484 1488 1488 1398 1351 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Read 1,872
Write 1,712
Mixed 1,464
SusWrite 1432
364% 1,620 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 61.4
202% 70.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,255
DQ Write 1,044
DQ Mixed 1,146
859% 1,148 MB/s
Poor: 245%
This bench: 276%
Great: 374%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 406 394 369 347 341 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 415
Mixed 391
SusWrite 376
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 40.8
139% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$69
718GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 150 150 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 161
Write 149
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 150
90% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
155% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.4
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 133%

 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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