Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 158%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 160%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 98.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics163% 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.
Boot Drive189% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 23:32
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$309
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Memory 89.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 290
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 1,033
101% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,579
106% 1,579 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Asus(1043 880E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
163% Outstanding
Lighting 236
Reflection 211
Parallax 200
190% 216 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 151
Splatting 124
132% 169 fps
Poor: 148%
This bench: 163%
Great: 177%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
500GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 940 430 278 65 297 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1,062
Write 1,106
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 464
213% 945 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 69.5
228% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,165
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 1,051
787% 1,052 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 189%
Great: 361%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,777 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 - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,284
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