Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics20.6% 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)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 06:03
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-8600K-$235
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Memory 78.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 209
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 628
68% 529 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 841D) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
20.6% Poor
Lighting 22.1
Reflection 24.9
Parallax 35
18% 27.3 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 29
Splatting 0.3
24% 21 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
498GB free
Firmware: UH5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 261 254 264 269 267 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 449
Write 357
Mixed 269
SusWrite 274
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 11.4
65% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 56.4
DQ Mixed 29.4
37% 67.2 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 57%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$76
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 44 44 43 44 48 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 55.2
Write 57
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 44.9
34% 45.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
39% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 24GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 84
48% 84 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 28: 0R 8G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
28% 31% 39 105 7 60 27" 1920 1080 SPT0AD7 Sceptre C27
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,137 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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