Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics113% 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 Drive175% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190410
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 01:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 92.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 221
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 823
79% 634 Pts
64-Core 855
57% 855 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3625 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 121
Parallax 143
114% 135 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 136
Splatting 112
110% 130 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$68
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 468 423 425 425 270 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
175% Outstanding
Read 1213
Write 1,156
Mixed 1,103
SusWrite 412
218% 971 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 59.9
204% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 850
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 714
575% 807 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 175%
Great: 198%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$85
356GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 104 103 103 104 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 150
Write 166
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 103
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
201% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$109
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 27
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 26.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 33,079 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: $1,227
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