Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 158%
UFO
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 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 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% 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.
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)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 01 '21 at 09:32
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$400
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Memory 83.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 298
100% 180 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1195
110% 895 Pts
64-Core 1,995
134% 1,995 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 192
Reflection 186
Parallax 192
155% 190 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 164
Splatting 135
138% 169 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 147%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2016)
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.9 33 39 35 32 38 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 35% Great: 70%
WDC WD8001FZBX-00ASYA0 8TB
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 246 254 247 247 253 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
28.3% Poor
Read 249
Write 254
Mixed 115
SusWrite 249
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 1.4
10% 4.6 MB/s
DQ Read 4.4
DQ Write 6.8
DQ Mixed 6.6
5% 5.93 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 28%
WDS100T3XHC-00SJG0 1TB
748GB free
Firmware: 102000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1915 1524 1521 1520 1524 1527 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
297% Outstanding
Read 2,030
Write 2,261
Mixed 1,723
SusWrite 1,589
428% 1,901 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 67.4
234% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,332
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 1,015
761% 1,031 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 297%
Great: 328%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 160 159 162 162 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 185
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 160
101% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
174% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$260
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73.7% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.7
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 22.9
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 113%

 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 2,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,496
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