Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 187%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 189%
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics183% 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 Drive270% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 15:05
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 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-$625
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,081
105% 839 Pts
64-Core 1,619
109% 1,619 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
EVGA(3842 3785) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 5175 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 511.23
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Lighting 257
Reflection 226
Parallax 226
208% 236 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 176
Splatting 143
154% 198 fps
Poor: 149%
This bench: 183%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$90
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 658 659 655 634 593 546 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,536
Write 2,374
Mixed 1,644
SusWrite 624
401% 1,795 MB/s
4K Read 61.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 84.1
278% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,149
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 977
734% 987 MB/s
Poor: 188%
This bench: 270%
Great: 337%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$115
472GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 77 77 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 67.6
Write 68.3
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 76.3
50% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 58%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$31
178GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 141 148 148 147 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 139
Write 130
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 143
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
148% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 26.8
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 47
SC Mixed 30.6
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 11 9 144 23.5" 1280 720 AUS2420 ASUS VG24V
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 48,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,314
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