Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 98.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics143% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive221% 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)
Memory21.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201126
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 18:57
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$385
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Memory 89.9
1-Core 146
2-Core 292
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,138
105% 855 Pts
64-Core 1,828
123% 1,828 Pts
Poor: 91%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
MSI(1462 3908) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
143% Outstanding
Lighting 202
Reflection 186
Parallax 185
163% 191 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 144
Splatting 128
120% 151 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 143%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$81
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 845 655 656 642 645 601 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,401
Write 1,253
Mixed 1,166
SusWrite 674
252% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 74.1
246% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,157
DQ Write 965
DQ Mixed 1,076
802% 1,066 MB/s
Poor: 204%
This bench: 221%
Great: 321%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$30
145GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 137 137 137 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 184
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 137
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL16G30C15U4W.M16FE1 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 26.3
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 25.2
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 130%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 7,431 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 - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,312
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