Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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.
Graphics142% 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.
Boot Drive275% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201201
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 06 '21 at 23:37
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$194
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 87.8
1-Core 153
2-Core 306
101% 182 Pts
4-Core 612
8-Core 915
98% 764 Pts
64-Core 914
61% 914 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$790
Zotac(19DA 3510) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 184
Reflection 182
Parallax 201
149% 189 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 161
Splatting 134
134% 164 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 142%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$80
682GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1407 1492 1497 1536 1535 1495 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
275% Outstanding
Read 1,526
Write 1,525
Mixed 1,088
SusWrite 1,494
317% 1,408 MB/s
4K Read 62.3
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 82.7
287% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 883
DQ Mixed 470
436% 662 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 275%
Great: 255%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB-$44
2.5TB free
Firmware: MKAOAA50
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 156 158 157 158 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 147
Write 152
Mixed 88.1
SusWrite 157
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 165 165 166 166 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 138
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 166
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98%
Great: 114%
WD Re 2TB (2012)-$47
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 153 154 154 154 155 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 101
SusWrite 154
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 21.8
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 40,181 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 - $269

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,280
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