Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 109%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive203% 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 PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:35
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$310
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 300
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 604
8-Core 982
101% 793 Pts
64-Core 1,488
100% 1,488 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.2.2
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 139
Parallax 187
107% 153 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 132
Splatting 93.1
104% 112 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX900 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
249GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1122 1111 582 548 970 929 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
203% Outstanding
Read 1,409
Write 1,168
Mixed 889
SusWrite 877
243% 1,086 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 36.4
198% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 484
451% 692 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 203%
Great: 246%
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
22GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 110 96 34 7.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 449
Write 128
Mixed 191
SusWrite 80.3
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 19.3
80% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 65.7
DQ Mixed 43.3
45% 75.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$28
344GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 149 151 149 152 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 146
Write 133
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 150
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2E3200C16 G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GVKB CMK16GX4M2E3200C16 G.SKILL F4-3200C16-8GVKB 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 29.8
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 5,730 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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