Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 96.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics3.29% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive341% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory59.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 03 '21 at 18:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$529
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 1071
99% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,802
121% 1,802 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
Zotac(19DA 5360) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.29% Terrible
Lighting 4.2
Reflection 4.1
Parallax 4.4
3% 4.23 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5
3% 4.27 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.29%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$157
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2349 2209 1503 1523 1522 1518 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
341% Outstanding
Read 2,562
Write 2,350
Mixed 1,772
SusWrite 1,771
474% 2,114 MB/s
4K Read 62.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 83.9
280% 98 MB/s
DQ Read 1,103
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 1,014
750% 992 MB/s
Poor: 250%
This bench: 341%
Great: 380%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
10GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3 4.8 6.6 5.8 6.1 5.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
7.11% Terrible
Read 20.2
Write 13.2
Mixed 13.2
SusWrite 5.3
16% 13 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 2.2
112% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.11%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3600 C18 Series 2x31.5GB
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 31.4
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 46.6
SC Mixed 28.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 135%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,153
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