Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 158%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 97.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% 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 Drive362% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1842 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 12:56
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$354
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Memory 86
1-Core 149
2-Core 282
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,139
106% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,572
106% 1,572 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB; Nvidia Founders Edition
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
157% Outstanding
Lighting 222
Reflection 212
Parallax 202
179% 212 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 156
Splatting 139
131% 165 fps
Poor: 142%
This bench: 157%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$309
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2345 2387 2410 1846 1552 1545 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2,558
Write 2421
Mixed 1,890
SusWrite 2,014
499% 2,221 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 83.6
276% 96.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,264
DQ Write 1034
DQ Mixed 1168
869% 1,156 MB/s
Poor: 249%
This bench: 362%
Great: 393%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 8GB
5GB free, PID 0044
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7 8.6 10 10 9.4 9.9 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
3.55% Terrible
Read 8.4
Write 6.5
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 9.2
9% 7.07 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
5% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.55%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBR2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 23.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 4,154 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 - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,617
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