Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive104% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 24 '20 at 17:05
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900KS
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 839
83% 663 Pts
64-Core 1,250
84% 1,250 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 210 185 186 182 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 474
Mixed 389
SusWrite 207
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 53.4
179% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 343
260% 349 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 123%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
360GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 471 471 467 468 470 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 467
Mixed 458
SusWrite 458
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 51.6
172% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 118%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
590GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 42 49 48 52 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 14
Write 58.9
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 47.8
27% 36.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.4
70% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.6
MC Mixed 24.3
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 28
80% 28.1 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.6%
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 14,400 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 - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,141
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