Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics50% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive318% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210413
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 17:52
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 89.6
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 730
72% 576 Pts
64-Core 759
51% 759 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
50% Above average
Lighting 60.1
Reflection 63.3
Parallax 57.7
49% 60.4 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 64.4
Splatting 58.5
52% 61.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1712 1022 812 818 814 815 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
318% Outstanding
Read 2,589
Write 1,691
Mixed 1,364
SusWrite 999
369% 1,661 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 87.1
287% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,597
DQ Write 1,313
DQ Mixed 1,438
1,082% 1,449 MB/s
Poor: 208%
This bench: 318%
Great: 335%
Lacie Mobile Drive 2TB
749GB free
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 101 102 102 102 99 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 84.6
Write 99.4
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 101
68% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.8
118% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 71%
Dual Drive Dock 1 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 145 144 146 146 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
81.7% Excellent
Read 140
Write 136
Mixed 95.1
SusWrite 144
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 13.9
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 15.6
45% 15.6 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 32,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,222
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