Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 192%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 180%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 89.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics220% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive328% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 08:40
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$260
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Memory 82.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
92% 164 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 868
88% 695 Pts
64-Core 1,081
73% 1,081 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Asus(1043 87B0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (68th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
220% Outstanding
Lighting 276
Reflection 245
Parallax 272
226% 265 fps
MRender 300
Gravity 232
Splatting 140
168% 224 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 220%
Great: 236%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
635GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2157 2057 1421 1467 1499 1504 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
328% Outstanding
Read 2516
Write 2,348
Mixed 1,793
SusWrite 1,684
468% 2,085 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 67.5
254% 90.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,211
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 1,088
809% 1,075 MB/s
Poor: 242%
This bench: 328%
Great: 378%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2A2666C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.1
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 22.7
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 1,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 124%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,320
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