Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 96.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory25.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 05:56
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700K-$312
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Memory 93.6
1-Core 145
2-Core 254
95% 164 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 927
92% 731 Pts
64-Core 1529
103% 1529 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A 500GB
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 407 413 414 419 415 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 403
Mixed 265
SusWrite 412
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 30.2
142% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 281
228% 322 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 196 196 201 193 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 147
Mixed 67.8
SusWrite 195
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 34.1
MC Mixed 24.1
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 7,961 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,305
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