Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.6% 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)
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 13 '21 at 17:25
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9400
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 93.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 231
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 656
72% 557 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
44.6% Average
Lighting 51.4
Reflection 58.6
Parallax 77.9
42% 62.6 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 59.6
Splatting 43.8
48% 54.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 55%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 469
Write 386
Mixed 416
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 47.6
152% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 290
237% 337 MB/s
Poor: 78% Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
KLEVV 8GBF1X08QFHH38-135-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26.7
94% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 26.3
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 32,908 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: $1,201
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