Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics95% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 15:31
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Memory 90.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 258
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 888
88% 700 Pts
64-Core 894
60% 894 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Gigabyte(1458 3793) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 462.59
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95% Outstanding
Lighting 117
Reflection 133
Parallax 135
95% 128 fps
MRender 94.7
Gravity 122
Splatting 110
95% 109 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 95%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
75GB free
Firmware: X41100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 195 188 190 180 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 476
Write 444
Mixed 321
SusWrite 196
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 36
119% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 248
199% 281 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 86 94 70 71 135 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 78.9
Write 84.5
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 88.9
56% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 18.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 46: 3R 7G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
46% 30% 67 276 199 144 24" 1920 1080 GSM5B39 24GM79G
History:
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 34,759 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,239
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