Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 215%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 232%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics218% 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 Drive237% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 02:26
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$405
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 154
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,154
106% 866 Pts
64-Core 1,910
128% 1,910 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
MSI(1462 3892) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
218% Outstanding
Lighting 292
Reflection 258
Parallax 299
236% 283 fps
MRender 301
Gravity 234
Splatting 170
196% 235 fps
Poor: 162%
This bench: 218%
Great: 226%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-1T00-1006 1TB
705GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPS2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1431 875 834 834 834 835 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 1,564
Write 1,710
Mixed 1,196
SusWrite 940
304% 1,352 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 67.8
232% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 963
DQ Mixed 972
740% 997 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 237%
Great: 232%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP32D4U8D8HC-16X 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 29.6
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 45.9
SC Mixed 29.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%

 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 1,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,424
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