Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 97.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive207% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '21 at 18:28
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$380
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Memory 84
1-Core 149
2-Core 296
98% 176 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,165
109% 881 Pts
64-Core 1825
122% 1825 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (95 fps cap detected)
74% Very good
Lighting 93.4
Reflection 94.5
Parallax 95.6
76% 94.5 fps
MRender 94.9
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 76.4
72% 86.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 414 201 195 191 196 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1,551
Write 1,601
Mixed 1,235
SusWrite 351
265% 1,184 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 71.4
253% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,194
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 975
740% 1,004 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 207%
Great: 236%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
95GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 277 276 276 276 275 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 479
Mixed 388
SusWrite 288
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 51.2
173% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 226
205% 311 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
123GB free
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 468 463 466 466 460 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 457
Mixed 398
SusWrite 464
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 39.2
143% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 193
172% 255 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 102%
Great: 101%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
162GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1307 1116 580 581 583 576 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 1,396
Write 1,214
Mixed 1,133
SusWrite 790
254% 1,133 MB/s
4K Read 61.8
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 81.3
272% 94.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,257
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 1,132
846% 1,130 MB/s
Poor: 199%
This bench: 239%
Great: 315%
Hitachi HUA722010CLA330 1TB-$81
431GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 119
Write 121
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 118
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown MMX3A2K16GD432C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66.5% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 20.8
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 21.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 73.4
54% 73.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 94%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 6,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,336
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