Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.2% 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 Drive181% 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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime28.2 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 06:59
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 711
72% 572 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 105%
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 (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.2% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 106
Parallax 107
89% 107 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 99.8
Splatting 93.1
83% 105 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team TM8FPD002T 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 897 587 378 383 367 361 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
181% Outstanding
Read 1,114
Write 1191
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 496
215% 956 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 54.6
194% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,204
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 1,070
794% 1,057 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 181%
Great: 246%
WD Gold 2TB (2016)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: RR04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 180 179 180 181 181 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 146
Write 224
Mixed 105
SusWrite 181
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
376% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 94.5%
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 (81st percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 27.1
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 24.6
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.9%
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 33,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,190
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