Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
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 97.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201102
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 23:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUT-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 i7-10700F-$270
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Memory 88.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 270
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1075
102% 820 Pts
64-Core 1536
103% 1536 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
Zotac(19DA 4617) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 141
Reflection 124
Parallax 129
114% 131 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 108
Splatting 93
91% 115 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT24B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 514
Write 435
Mixed 457
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 53
176% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 131%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 20.7
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,017 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,282
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