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 as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 89.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive230% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:56
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$370
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Memory 85.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 277
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 936
89% 717 Pts
64-Core 1,520
102% 1,520 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3903) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 78.3
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 73.7
65% 80.8 fps
Gravity 78.4
Splatting 102
14% 90.2 fps
Poor: 148% Great: 184%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 801 791 783 785 803 783 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
230% Outstanding
Read 1,381
Write 1,122
Mixed 1,113
SusWrite 791
247% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 60.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 79.2
260% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,182
DQ Write 841
DQ Mixed 964
733% 995 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 230%
Great: 334%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$100
176GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 475 474 480 480 481 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 478
Mixed 458
SusWrite 473
108% 480 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 54.9
183% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 357 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 122%
Great: 133%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
579GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 148 153 150 153 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 168
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 150
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
873GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 168 167 166 165 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 166
Mixed 109
SusWrite 167
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2E3200C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68.1% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 19.2
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 21.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 103%

 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 4,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 202%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 204%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $286

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,626
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