Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 99.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics114% 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.
Boot Drive69.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 09:18
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$326
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Memory 91.1
1-Core 146
2-Core 292
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 582
8-Core 1,042
102% 812 Pts
64-Core 1,563
105% 1,563 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
114% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
114% 142 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 143
Splatting 119
114% 130 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 114%
Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$31
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 196 205 208 207 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 469
Write 182
Mixed 205
SusWrite 204
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 13.3
105% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 79.5
88% 147 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 76%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
92GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 313 314 304 305 301 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 487
Mixed 464
SusWrite 328
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 54.6
182% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 113%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
81GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 107 106 105 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 154
Write 113
Mixed 80
SusWrite 106
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$70
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 163 164 163 164 164 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 155
Mixed 107
SusWrite 163
107% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
574GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 200 198 200 200 200 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 138
Mixed 89.2
SusWrite 198
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
76.9% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 23.4
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 24.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 5,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 151%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,425
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