Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics124% 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.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180920
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 22:14
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8700K-$236
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Memory 82.7
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 783
80% 633 Pts
64-Core 1,027
69% 1,027 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$450
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
124% Outstanding
Lighting 167
Reflection 161
Parallax 152
135% 160 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 131
Splatting 115
111% 140 fps
Poor: 122%
This bench: 124%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480GB
87GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 123 195 201 199 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
55.7% Above average
Read 450
Write 214
Mixed 307
SusWrite 203
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 18.4
67% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 90.9
DQ Mixed 41.5
48% 82.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 91 91 101 105 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 134
Write 124
Mixed 90.4
SusWrite 97.8
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
190% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 109%
Seagate ST2000LM015-2E8174 2TB
200GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 73 74 74 75 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 57.6
Write 92.9
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 73.2
51% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 0.6
198% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-2400C15-8GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR F4-2400C15-8GVR 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
67.1% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.7
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.2
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 5: 1R 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
5% 6% 16 182 15 144 24" 1920 1080 ACI24A4 VG248
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 13,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,131
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