Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190606
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 03:46
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$270
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
84% Excellent
Memory 86.8
1-Core 109
2-Core 219
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 802
77% 619 Pts
64-Core 834
56% 834 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 84%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 103
Parallax 94.8
85% 101 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 95.7
Splatting 83.1
79% 96.8 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 350 365 357 366 366 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 177
Mixed 208
SusWrite 342
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 36.4
144% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 192
164% 245 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$45
651GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 138 147 146 153 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 129
Write 100
Mixed 66
SusWrite 144
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
43% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate BUP Portable 5TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 1707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 139 138 139 146 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 109
Write 132
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 140
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.9
222% 2 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 20.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 55: 5R 7G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
55% 31% 67 285 213 165 27" 1920 1080 AUS2720 VG278
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,099 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $163

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,223
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