Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics112% 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 Drive193% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory24.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200323
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 19 '20 at 17:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$590
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 152
2-Core 311
104% 186 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1,204
113% 912 Pts
64-Core 2,054
138% 2,054 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
Gigabyte(1458 3FFB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
112% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 344
Parallax 446
114% 408 fps
MRender 393
Gravity 378
Splatting 204
112% 325 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 112%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 651 106 100 108 97 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,434
Write 1,491
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 194
234% 1,049 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 85.5
288% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 896
DQ Mixed 268
342% 600 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 193%
Great: 259%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
786GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 161 161 160 162 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 168
Mixed 110
SusWrite 161
113% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 2000 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 36.6
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 28.5
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Builds (Compare 566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,160
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