Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201130
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 01:59
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$468
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 155
2-Core 305
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,204
112% 906 Pts
64-Core 2,053
138% 2,053 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 78.5
Reflection 118
Parallax 72
64% 89.5 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 77.7
Splatting 72
62% 72.6 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 479 391 350 349 349 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 421
Mixed 419
SusWrite 399
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 57.2
189% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 354
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Intel Raid 5 Volume 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 25 24 24 25 24 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Read 49.9
Write 14.2
Mixed 21.9
SusWrite 24.3
20% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 175%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3733 C19 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
121% Outstanding
MC Read 46.6
MC Write 47.6
MC Mixed 35.8
124% 43.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 52.6
SC Mixed 33.9
104% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 120%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 5,691 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 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,484
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