Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210415
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 22:59
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$215
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 97
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 962
90% 729 Pts
64-Core 1,218
82% 1,218 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 145
Reflection 150
Parallax 139
118% 145 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 147
Splatting 125
115% 130 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 116%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 84 150 158 161 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 174
Write 161
Mixed 104
SusWrite 139
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$120
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 174 173 179 182 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 148
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 174
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.8
240% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 27.6
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 30.9
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING Builds (Compare 13,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 197%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 199%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $410

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $1,918
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HDDRAMUSB
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