Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.2% 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.
Boot Drive165% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory21.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 29 '21 at 16:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 65%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 89.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 927
93% 735 Pts
64-Core 904
61% 904 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
9.2% Terrible
Lighting 11
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 6.9
9% 9.7 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 12.3
Splatting 9.7
10% 10.5 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 9.2%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDBA3V0010BNC-WRSN 1TB
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1145 783 553 334 314 316 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,497
Write 1,435
Mixed 1,258
SusWrite 574
267% 1,191 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 39.2
133% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,155
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 366
343% 562 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 165%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.6% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.8
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.6%
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 37,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $163

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,229
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