Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Gaming 102%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 73%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% 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 Drive87.3% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 days ago, 14 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 22 '20 at 23:42
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$199
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 117
2-Core 235
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 631
69% 536 Pts
64-Core 645
43% 645 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 466
Reflection 383
Parallax 506
122% 451 fps
MRender 394
Gravity 400
Splatting 248
117% 347 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 117%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 276 300 298 291 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 493
Write 427
Mixed 387
SusWrite 299
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 35.5
125% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 184
149% 220 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
259GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 146 144 146 141 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 122
Write 104
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 144
73% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$90
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 21.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 22.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 22,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 134%
Workstation 114%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,207
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