Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 98.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.2% 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 Drive113% 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
4 days ago, 4 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory27.3 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 05:59
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$305
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 274
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 990
96% 771 Pts
64-Core 1,551
104% 1,551 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Zotac(19DA 4630) ≥ 4GB; Zotac Rtx 3060 OC
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 470.05
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 115
Parallax 123
108% 124 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 103
Splatting 85.4
87% 108 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 103%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0A 500GB
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 411 413 419 415 417 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 484
Mixed 395
SusWrite 422
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 48.3
165% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 280
229% 327 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$57
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 191 202 204 202 201 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 134
Write 161
Mixed 70
SusWrite 198
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.4%
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 (76th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
MC Read 36
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 24
90% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 39.5
SC Mixed 27.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 7,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $246

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,324
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