Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateJan 12 '21 at 19:30
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-9900K-$380
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 82.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 280
94% 168 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 944
91% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,404
94% 1,404 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
80% Very good
Lighting 104
Reflection 115
Parallax 99.9
84% 107 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 87.2
Splatting 84.9
75% 98.1 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$60
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,398
Write 2,019
Mixed 1,415
431% 1,944 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 75.8
262% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 909
DQ Mixed 1,064
769% 993 MB/s
Poor: 157% Great: 290%
Intel 540s Series 240GB
98GB free
Firmware: LSF036C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 130 106 107 107 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 473
Write 425
Mixed 418
SusWrite 119
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 43.7
151% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 244
186% 253 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 91%
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$525
223GB free
Firmware: L2010420
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 284 283 283 283 282 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 383
Write 282
Mixed 272
SusWrite 283
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 32.5
140% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 271
213% 295 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 14.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 58%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 25,007 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 - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,205
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