Asus PRIME Z390-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.26% 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 Drive88.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200221
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 18 '21 at 21:01
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$193
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Memory 83.5
1-Core 117
2-Core 230
82% 143 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 666
73% 563 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9168
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
5.26% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 8.4
Parallax 7.5
5% 7.23 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 6.9
Splatting 12.2
6% 9.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.26%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
1TB SATA SSD 1TB
854GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 400 404 386 391 386 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 478
Write 217
Mixed 338
SusWrite 394
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 26.1
117% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 36.1
81% 160 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59% Above average
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 18.6
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z390-A Builds (Compare 40,095 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: $1,294
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