Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive256% 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 TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200508
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 17:36
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$316
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 92.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 290
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 1,055
102% 820 Pts
64-Core 1,581
106% 1,581 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Lighting 73.4
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 70.5
59% 73.4 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 72.5
Splatting 68.5
58% 69.1 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$54
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 583 412 416 412 463 414 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Read 2,520
Write 2,237
Mixed 1,480
SusWrite 450
372% 1,671 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 83.4
275% 97.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,007
DQ Write 861
DQ Mixed 1,044
752% 971 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 256%
Great: 287%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$68
187GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 487 486 487 429 332 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 486
Mixed 437
SusWrite 451
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 58.2
191% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 351
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 130%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$70
378GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 133 132 135 135 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 133
Write 116
Mixed 93.2
SusWrite 133
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
250GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 122 121 123 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 104
Write 105
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 121
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingmax GLNG43F-18---------- 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
79.2% Very good
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 20.8
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 22
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 99%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS Builds (Compare 3,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,195
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