Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 22:04
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$394
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,210
113% 913 Pts
64-Core 2,066
139% 2,066 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 QVO 1TB-$110
561GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 79 80 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 451
SusWrite 127
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.7
181% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 352
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 24.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 10: 1R 1G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
10% 27% 15 110 6 60 0" 2560 1440
History:
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 9,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $371

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,429
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