Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics148% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory19.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191126
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 04:46
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$284
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 298
96% 173 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 851
92% 717 Pts
64-Core 1,082
73% 1,082 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3975 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
148% Outstanding
Lighting 194
Reflection 184
Parallax 190
157% 190 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 162
Splatting 133
136% 169 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 148%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2406
Write 1,190
Mixed 1,041
339% 1,546 MB/s
4K Read 59
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 77.4
261% 90.9 MB/s
DQ Read 963
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 993
729% 954 MB/s
Poor: 147% Great: 275%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$115
101GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 420 470 478 479 480 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 483
Mixed 458
SusWrite 438
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 53.6
178% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 356
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$115
367GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 420 471 479 480 480 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 464
Mixed 422
SusWrite 439
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 57.6
182% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 356
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 29.8
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 21.8
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 59.3
68% 59.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 33,166 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 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,204
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