Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.7% 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 Drive223% 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 ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201130
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 20:43
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$210
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 144
2-Core 279
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 881
89% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,128
76% 1,128 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Asus(1043 87F5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4250 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 470.05
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78.7% Very good
Lighting 105
Reflection 91.7
Parallax 95.2
85% 97.4 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 79.5
Splatting 68.9
71% 95.5 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$120
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 743 780 715 714 706 642 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 2,161
Write 989
Mixed 983
SusWrite 717
268% 1,212 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 54.3
193% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 678
DQ Mixed 756
566% 757 MB/s
Poor: 243%
This bench: 223%
Great: 423%
Seagate ST18000NM000J-2TV103 18TB
8.5TB free
Firmware: SN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 221 223 226 226 226 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 48% Great: 96%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 376 370 377 380 381 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 345
Write 262
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 377
195% 269 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 207%
Great: 237%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 28
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.1
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Builds (Compare 2,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 152%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,257
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