Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics54.4% 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 Drive127% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1756 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 24 '21 at 23:01
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 1,185
111% 897 Pts
64-Core 1,148
77% 1,148 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.4% Above average
Lighting 64.8
Reflection 61.1
Parallax 91.1
52% 72.3 fps
MRender 62.3
Gravity 72.1
Splatting 47
57% 60.5 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 59%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 489 488 490 392 358 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 487
Mixed 448
SusWrite 450
107% 476 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 64.2
214% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 266
200% 267 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 127%
Great: 130%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 43.8
MC Write 45.9
MC Mixed 29.8
114% 39.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 33.1
100% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $251

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,271
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