Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 142%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201102
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 06:57
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$257
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 155
2-Core 311
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 591
8-Core 994
100% 793 Pts
64-Core 1,260
85% 1,260 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Gigabyte(1458 4051) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 4000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 203
Reflection 182
Parallax 192
164% 192 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 148
Splatting 127
127% 160 fps
Poor: 118%
This bench: 147%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2019)-$65
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,016
Write 2,317
Mixed 1,778
456% 2,037 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 234
4K Mixed 84.2
313% 124 MB/s
DQ Read 1412
DQ Write 1,119
DQ Mixed 1,255
942% 1,262 MB/s
Poor: 196% Great: 291%
Crucial MX500 250GB-$47
38GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 467 468 467 387 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 463
Mixed 454
SusWrite 410
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.3
193% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 272
228% 331 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB
930GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 126 130 129 129 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 131
Write 126
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 129
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GTZR F4-3200C16-8GTZB F4-3200C16-8GTZR F4-3200C16-8GTZB 32GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 40.2
MC Mixed 29.7
104% 36.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 46.5
SC Mixed 31.6
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 4,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 197%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 199%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,621
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