Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics122% 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 Drive370% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 22 '21 at 04:34
Run Duration469 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700KF-$299
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 1,026
98% 791 Pts
64-Core 1,571
105% 1,571 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
EVGA(3842 3755) ≥ 4GB; GV-N1060G1GAMING-6GD, Gigabyte G1 Gaming
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
122% Outstanding
Lighting 151
Reflection 198
Parallax 141
122% 164 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 143
Splatting 127
121% 153 fps
Poor: 130%
This bench: 122%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGP31-1000GM-2 1TB
866GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 41061C20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1717 2232 2457 2409 1545 1522 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
370% Outstanding
Read 2,707
Write 2,488
Mixed 1,701
SusWrite 1,980
498% 2,219 MB/s
4K Read 62.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 86.2
286% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,045
DQ Mixed 1,117
848% 1,146 MB/s
Poor: 234%
This bench: 370%
Great: 410%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2333 2207 1508 1505 1510 1519 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,524
Write 2,326
Mixed 1,781
SusWrite 1,764
471% 2,099 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 82.8
275% 96.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,353
DQ Write 1,102
DQ Mixed 1,222
917% 1,226 MB/s
Poor: 221%
This bench: 349%
Great: 378%
Samsung Flash Drive 128GB
28GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 48 45 47 48 44 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 277
Write 49.5
Mixed 137
SusWrite 46.5
140% 128 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 10.6
997% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 16.8
DQ Write 17.9
DQ Mixed 11.6
1,066% 15.4 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 2TB
864GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 139 139 140 140 140 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 150
Write 147
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 138
147% 113 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 53%
General USB Flash Disk 4GB
4GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.8 2.9 3.2 3 3.3 2.8 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
3.27% Terrible
Read 10.7
Write 1.7
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 3
6% 5.22 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.27%
Great: 8%
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 as expected (49th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 26.5
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 29.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 15: 0R 5G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
15% 17% 30 313 233 60 31.5" 2560 1440 GBT3200 G32QC
History: Score 3: 0R 0G 3B | Score 15: 1R 2G 4B | Score 14: 1R 2G 3B | Score 15: 0R 5G 0B
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,791 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,308
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