Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive252% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory19.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 20:11
Run Duration318 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 85
1-Core 108
2-Core 192
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 715
67% 544 Pts
64-Core 1,124
75% 1,124 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.5% Very good
Lighting 91.2
Reflection 90
Parallax 83
74% 88.1 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 80.8
Splatting 72.1
69% 88.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1072 829 848 842 832 818 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,436
Write 2,234
Mixed 1,787
SusWrite 874
410% 1,833 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 73.2
243% 83.2 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 561
420% 562 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 252%
Great: 333%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
347GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 440 444 443 444 317 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 470
Mixed 444
SusWrite 418
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 50.2
170% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 114%
Great: 129%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$137
303GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1304 1069 1054 1013 1015 981 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,138
Write 1,739
Mixed 1597
SusWrite 1,073
366% 1,637 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 62.4
203% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 890
DQ Mixed 716
549% 734 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 247%
Great: 391%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
788GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 171 171 172 172 169 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 113
Write 132
Mixed 29.2
SusWrite 171
80% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 108%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$53
825GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 159 140 159 174 168 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 113
Write 158
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 159
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G36C16U4B.M8FE1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 24.2
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 23.5
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 81%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 138%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 32: 3R 2G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
32% 41% 39 278 194 60 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM76F9 LG ULTRAWIDE
History: Score 32: 3R 3G 8B | Score 32: 3R 2G 11B
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,115 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 - $163

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,223
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