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 below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 93.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics207% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory96GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 96GB 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory86.7 GB free of 96 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 04:52
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900KF-$429
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Memory 79.5
1-Core 153
2-Core 304
98% 179 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 1089
103% 833 Pts
64-Core 2,042
137% 2,042 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Gigabyte(1458 403F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
207% Outstanding
Lighting 271
Reflection 238
Parallax 275
219% 261 fps
MRender 311
Gravity 228
Splatting 171
194% 237 fps
Poor: 139%
This bench: 207%
Great: 229%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 303
Mixed 261
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 38
151% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 234
203% 303 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 128%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
106GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 506
Write 484
Mixed 442
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 57.9
193% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$70
295GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 146
Write 143
Mixed 91.6
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX3600C18D4/32GX Crucial BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBD KHX3600C18D4/32GX Crucial BLS16G4D240FSB.16FBD 95GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
32767, 16384, 32767, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
75.2% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 24.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 81.5
49% 81.5 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,796 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,304
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