Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive196% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJun 09 '20 at 03:50
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$335
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 1,086
102% 822 Pts
64-Core 1,078
72% 1,078 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,300
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
41.6% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 143
37% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 143
Splatting 142
42% 142 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 201%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 760p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 001C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 284 283 179 284 289 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
196% Outstanding
Read 1722
Write 1,009
Mixed 424
SusWrite 298
190% 863 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 81.6
236% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 255
329% 590 MB/s
Poor: 133%
This bench: 196%
Great: 241%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
164GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 477 480 483 419 453 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 485
Mixed 403
SusWrite 461
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 57.8
191% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 134%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
71GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 192 141 141 146 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 437
Write 216
Mixed 260
SusWrite 148
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 21.5
94% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 17.9
56% 120 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 87%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 155 154 152 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 152
Mixed 108
SusWrite 153
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
206% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
MC Read 39.5
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 27
100% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 28.4
82% 28.8 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 11,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,208
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