Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 57%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive292% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '23 at 11:55
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-9600K-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 88.2
1-Core 137
2-Core 272
91% 165 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 692
78% 613 Pts
64-Core 728
45% 728 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$205
HP(103C 8789) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 536.40
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.8% Very good
Lighting 89.5
Reflection 87.7
Parallax 82.3
73% 86.5 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 80.7
Splatting 72
70% 87.3 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 76%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 512GB
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.W.G.31 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1718 2145 2158 2326 2191 727 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 1,964
Write 2,196
Mixed 1,751
SusWrite 1,878
440% 1,947 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 54.6
189% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 977
DQ Write 841
DQ Mixed 316
399% 711 MB/s
Poor: 112%
This bench: 292%
Great: 291%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair CMWX8GD3000C15W4 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 71 59 240 27" 1280 720 SAM105C LC27G7xT
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 24,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 144%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 132%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $977
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