Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB 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)
Memory36.1 GB free of 48 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180814
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 22 '21 at 07:04
Run Duration249 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 86.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 214
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 800
77% 618 Pts
64-Core 828
56% 828 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.33
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 143
Parallax 134
109% 137 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 142
Splatting 119
111% 126 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 490
Write 341
Mixed 366
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 55.5
182% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 355
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 80% Great: 129%
WD My Passport 262E 2TB
201GB free
Firmware: 1083
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 336 347 351 353 353 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
63.4% Good
Read 320
Write 345
Mixed 306
SusWrite 347
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 22.2
72% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 156
118% 157 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 70%
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
269GB free
Firmware: 9401
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 145 148 149 149 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 143
Write 127
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 146
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$82
34GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 55 60 60 61 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 69.6
Write 53.1
Mixed 59.5
SusWrite 59.4
45% 60.4 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 86%
WD Elements SE 25FE 2TB
43GB free, PID 25fe
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 63 60 62 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 95
Write 86.5
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 62.2
98% 75 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.3
154% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3600C16-16GVKC Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 F4-3600C16-16GVKC Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 48GB
3000, 3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
16384, 8192, 16384, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
92.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 29.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 38
SC Mixed 27.2
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 56: 7R 5G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
56% 32% 57 230 144 60 27.2" 2560 1440 GSM5B09 LG Ultra HD
History: Score 27: 3R 3G 3B | Score 56: 7R 5G 6B
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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 - $382

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,381
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