Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics5.68% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191126
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 08:39
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$360
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 141
2-Core 284
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 987
98% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,451
97% 1,451 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7210
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.68% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 124
Parallax 9
5% 46.3 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 12
7% 10.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.68%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM52.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 142 184 127 97 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 1,203
Write 1,717
Mixed 1,201
SusWrite 159
241% 1,070 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 2.7
132% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 70.2
76% 129 MB/s
Poor: 94%
This bench: 100%
Great: 456%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G32C16U4BL.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 26.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81%
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 35,102 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 - $225

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,255
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