Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 Drive125% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 01:46
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KF
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86% Excellent
Memory 88
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 918
84% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,190
80% 1,190 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
100% Outstanding
Lighting 124
Reflection 133
Parallax 125
100% 127 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 127
Splatting 112
100% 117 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 100%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 Evo 250GB-$45
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 344 346 349 348 349 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 484
Mixed 430
SusWrite 362
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 64.2
211% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 129%
WD Elements 2620 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2620
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 113 112 114 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 66.7
Write 105
Mixed 70
SusWrite 112
127% 88.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.4
162% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.3
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 33,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,227
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