Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.21% 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 Drive176% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190902
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 01 '21 at 21:57
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-9600K-$202
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 60.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 214
72% 129 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 655
72% 556 Pts
64-Core 642
43% 642 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 30.0.100.9684
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
5.21% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 39.2
Parallax 8.2
5% 17.8 fps
MRender 6
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 0.2
6% 4.43 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.21%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$90
780GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 233010WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1188 330 356 344 357 355 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Read 1,502
Write 1,490
Mixed 1,216
SusWrite 488
263% 1,174 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 57.4
189% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 485
DQ Mixed 667
484% 635 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 176%
Great: 270%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$289
4.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 215 215 213 213 215 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 127
31% 127 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 9 8 6 60 72.3" 1280 720 SNYE903 SONY TV
Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 37,190 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: $1,219
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