Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (10th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 90 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z390-A  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190104
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 01:15
Run Duration79 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-9600K-$219
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 689
77% 595 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 272
Reflection 217
Parallax 248
69% 245 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 235
Splatting 161
63% 195 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$30
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 289
Write 124
Mixed 73.5
35% 162 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 11.2
61% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 53.4
DQ Write 18.5
DQ Mixed 19.5
19% 30.5 MB/s
Poor: 33% Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$40
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
33.6% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 10
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 10.5
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 8,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $183

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,148
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HDDRAMUSB
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