Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 245%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 269%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics234% 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.
Boot Drive252% 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
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 23:52
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900K-$500
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 97.2
1-Core 158
2-Core 316
107% 190 Pts
4-Core 631
8-Core 1260
116% 946 Pts
64-Core 2,116
142% 2,116 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
Gigabyte(1458 4085) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 5025 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
234% Outstanding
Lighting 305
Reflection 293
Parallax 359
246% 319 fps
MRender 358
Gravity 258
Splatting 187
220% 268 fps
Poor: 180%
This bench: 234%
Great: 253%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 609 275 268 266 260 258 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,450
Write 1,401
Mixed 1,327
SusWrite 323
304% 1,375 MB/s
4K Read 64.5
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 82.5
283% 98.9 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 1,127
DQ Mixed 1,006
770% 1,036 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 252%
Great: 276%
Adata SU650 120GB-$35
99GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 432 438 429 424 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 510
Write 424
Mixed 351
SusWrite 375
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 17.7
113% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 78.4
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 21.5
68% 140 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 85%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
559GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 122 122 122 122 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 152
Mixed 105
SusWrite 122
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 27.4
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 47.7
SC Mixed 31.1
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 49.5
81% 49.5 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Builds (Compare 2,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,284
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