Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 110%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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.
Graphics95.5% 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 Drive343% 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)
Memory26.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 14 '21 at 23:53
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 above expectations (69th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 295
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 587
8-Core 1,159
108% 873 Pts
64-Core 1,966
132% 1,966 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 172
Parallax 116
101% 138 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 105
Splatting 94.9
89% 113 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
667GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2362 2019 1520 1528 1533 1519 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
343% Outstanding
Read 2,574
Write 2,348
Mixed 1,750
SusWrite 1,747
472% 2,105 MB/s
4K Read 61.7
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 85.2
280% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,166
DQ Write 886
DQ Mixed 1,044
776% 1,032 MB/s
Poor: 235%
This bench: 343%
Great: 373%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2D3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.1
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 47.3
SC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 7,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $246

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