Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 99.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive336% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201130
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:20
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$285
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Memory 91.9
1-Core 147
2-Core 293
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,101
104% 837 Pts
64-Core 1,575
106% 1,575 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
34.1% Below average
Lighting 43.3
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 41.9
35% 44.1 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 41.6
Splatting 36.6
33% 38.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$161
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1829 2352 1460 1434 1505 1516 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
336% Outstanding
Read 2560
Write 2,379
Mixed 1,803
SusWrite 1,683
473% 2,106 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 84.4
280% 97.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,138
DQ Write 837
DQ Mixed 1,017
752% 997 MB/s
Poor: 240%
This bench: 336%
Great: 373%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C20 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 22.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 26.1
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 5,731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,445
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