Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics96.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.8% 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.
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:26
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$360
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Memory 57.3
1-Core 24.1
2-Core 49.4
31% 43.6 Pts
4-Core 97.1
8-Core 179
17% 138 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 37.5%
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: 461.09
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 94.8
Reflection 136
Parallax 184
77% 138 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 144
Splatting 128
120% 149 fps
Poor: 135%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP500GM30002 500GB
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 464 461 454 475 474 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 734
Write 1,156
Mixed 436
SusWrite 464
157% 698 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 21.6
79% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 192
139% 182 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 381%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$47
208GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 109 112 110 112 112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 174
Write 176
Mixed 78.7
SusWrite 110
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 168 175 180 185 173 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 152
Mixed 75.1
SusWrite 171
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 8
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 7.3
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 136
29% 136 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 3,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,629
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