Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.6% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '21 at 00:47
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 85.1
1-Core 115
2-Core 208
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 876
81% 659 Pts
64-Core 869
58% 869 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8935
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
5.6% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 8.8
5% 8.33 fps
MRender 11.3
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 11.9
7% 10.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.6%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$81
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,211
Write 2028
Mixed 1,433
420% 1,891 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 64.6
199% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 969
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 914
690% 924 MB/s
Poor: 172% Great: 332%
Patriot Blast 120GB
28GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 67 94 96 96 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 511
Write 456
Mixed 355
SusWrite 116
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 38.6
145% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 178
177% 282 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 PNY 8GBF1X08QFHH38-135-K CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 PNY 8GBF1X08QFHH38-135-K 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.7% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 74%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 31,470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,226
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