Asus UX490UA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.07% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive156% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 93% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 20 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 19 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 16 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemAsus UX490UA  (all builds)
MotherboardASUSTeK UX490UA
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 14:02
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 32%
CPU Throttled 93%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 90.6
SC Mixed 78.7
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 273
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 270
40% 271 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 1850) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4599
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.07% Terrible
Lighting 21.6
Reflection 27.7
Parallax 21.4
7% 23.6 fps
MRender 16.7
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 33.6
9% 22.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 8.07%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 722 637 647 648 648 636 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 762
Write 696
Mixed 559
SusWrite 656
150% 668 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 38
155% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 931
DQ Write 796
DQ Mixed 802
618% 843 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 156%
Great: 251%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung K4EBE304EB-EGCG 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB Row of chips LPDDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 24.3
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 21.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 99.3
40% 99.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical UX490UA Builds (Compare 141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Asus UX490UA

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