Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive266% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory57.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 02:36
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$305
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 94
1-Core 153
2-Core 299
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,120
106% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,605
108% 1,605 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
EVGA(3842 1266) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 101
Parallax 91.8
87% 100 fps
MRender 99.4
Gravity 93.8
Splatting 78.7
76% 90.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$130
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1792 1695 1578 1584 1643 1422 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 2,010
Write 1,937
Mixed 1,653
SusWrite 1619
406% 1,805 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 57.1
184% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,159
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 321
322% 547 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 266%
Great: 339%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
220GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 119 120 124 119 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 178
Write 148
Mixed 98.8
SusWrite 120
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$79
224GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 113 112 117 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 162
Write 148
Mixed 84.1
SusWrite 114
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$180
565GB free
Firmware: SD3A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 79 79 80 81 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 65
Write 20.9
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 79.9
39% 52.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4-3200C14-32GVK 2x31.5GB
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 28.7
100% 35.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 29.4
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 85%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 7,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,324
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