Asus PRIME Z590-A

Performance Results

Gaming 283%
Desktop 109%
Workstation 307%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics276% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive332% 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.
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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z590-A  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 02:17
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$425
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Memory 98.2
1-Core 160
2-Core 320
108% 193 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 1,191
111% 899 Pts
64-Core 2,069
139% 2,069 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
Gigabyte(1458 4080) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 4800 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
276% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 334
Parallax 411
297% 371 fps
MRender 391
Gravity 298
Splatting 207
251% 299 fps
Poor: 206%
This bench: 276%
Great: 258%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR313 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2272 2153 2173 2072 1998 1545 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,281
Write 2048
Mixed 1,500
SusWrite 2,036
442% 1,966 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 59.3
194% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,443
DQ Write 1,076
DQ Mixed 1,237
931% 1,252 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 332%
Great: 343%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot Memory (PDP Systems) 4000 C20 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
101% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 29
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 54
SC Mixed 35.3
106% 37.1 GB/s
Latency 45.2
89% 45.2 ns
Poor: 98%
This bench: 101%
Great: 136%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z590-A Builds (Compare 3,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z590-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $519
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