Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 99.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive305% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 13:21
Run Duration315 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 above expectations (66th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 143
2-Core 281
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 975
96% 764 Pts
64-Core 1,473
99% 1,473 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
MSI(1462 3884) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (144 fps cap detected)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 144
Parallax 144
116% 144 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 144
Splatting 144
116% 144 fps
Poor: 191%
This bench: 116%
Great: 261%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$68
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1129 1213 1677 1252 959 310 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
305% Outstanding
Read 2,648
Write 1,834
Mixed 144
SusWrite 1,090
315% 1,429 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 82.1
278% 97.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,192
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 575
558% 889 MB/s
Poor: 161%
This bench: 305%
Great: 305%
Samsung 870 EVO 2TB-$300
332GB free
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 439 467 458 472 456 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 485
Mixed 454
SusWrite 455
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 60.4
197% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 126%
Great: 139%
Adata SX8200PNP 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 32B3T8EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1638 1082 983 993 992 1005 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 2,482
Write 1,663
Mixed 1452
SusWrite 1,116
374% 1,678 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 72.4
246% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,182
DQ Write 986
DQ Mixed 531
548% 899 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 292%
Great: 382%
Adata SX8200PNP 2TB
413GB free
Firmware: SS0411BB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1941 1145 1061 1009 353 382 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
296% Outstanding
Read 2,552
Write 2018
Mixed 180
SusWrite 982
316% 1,433 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 79.8
264% 92.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,289
DQ Write 1,035
DQ Mixed 590
598% 972 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 296%
Great: 382%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 194 192 194 195 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 116
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 194
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
353% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 160 157 159 159 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 152
Mixed 48.1
SusWrite 159
95% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 32
112% 39.4 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 48.5
SC Mixed 32
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 111%
Great: 136%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 35,139 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: $1,268
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