Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '20 at 18:56
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600KF-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 117
2-Core 233
85% 147 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 602
69% 525 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.2% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 121
31% 107 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 114
Splatting 84.5
31% 93.3 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 7.3 18 26 2.5 12 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 37% Great: 81%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
118GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 130 133 164 132 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 107
Write 85.7
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 137
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.6
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21.6
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 26,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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HDDRAMUSB
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