Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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.
Graphics99.4% 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 Drive117% 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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 26 '21 at 14:22
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User IRQ-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900KF-$437
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 90.1
1-Core 154
2-Core 309
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,195
111% 903 Pts
64-Core 2,052
138% 2,052 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Gigabyte(1458 4074) ≥ 4GB; Nvidia RTX3060
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.4% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 120
Parallax 127
108% 127 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 105
Splatting 90.9
89% 113 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 357 357 358 359 345 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 475
Mixed 444
SusWrite 363
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 57.6
188% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 352
265% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 117%
Great: 130%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$47
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8L0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 188 189 188 188 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 174
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 185
102% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
JetFlash Transcend 64GB
51GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.2 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 24 25 27 25 24 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
24.8% Poor
Read 103
Write 57.3
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 26.2
72% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 2.1
122% 2.53 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 22.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,099 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,273
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