Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:04
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$378
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Memory 89.6
1-Core 146
2-Core 284
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 1,017
100% 796 Pts
64-Core 1,562
105% 1,562 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$338
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 324
Reflection 317
Parallax 358
85% 333 fps
Gravity 302
Splatting 201
102% 251 fps
Poor: 78% Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS100T2B0A-00SM50 1TB
667GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 349 354 363 355 361 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 483
Mixed 370
SusWrite 360
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 46
160% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 250
214% 314 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 120%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
238GB free
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 350 341 343 352 351 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 490
Write 341
Mixed 282
SusWrite 345
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 26.7
104% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 154
125% 183 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 149 142 150 151 152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 160
Write 148
Mixed 90
SusWrite 147
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 19.3
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 22.4
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING Builds (Compare 3,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $292

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,483
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