Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 173%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 176%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics188% 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 Drive303% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory59.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 03 '21 at 06:26
Run Duration263 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Memory 82.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
96% 173 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 968
97% 769 Pts
64-Core 1,575
106% 1,575 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
EVGA(3842 3881) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
188% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 237
Parallax 254
185% 240 fps
MRender 310
Gravity 225
Splatting 171
192% 235 fps
Poor: 131%
This bench: 188%
Great: 226%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2010 958 828 831 833 837 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,550
Write 2,338
Mixed 1,804
SusWrite 1,049
433% 1,935 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 86.3
284% 98.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,201
DQ Write 967
DQ Mixed 1,101
819% 1,089 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 303%
Great: 333%
Intel 540s Series 120GB
11GB free
Firmware: LSBG200
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 478
Write 248
Mixed 236
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 34.4
123% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 203
155% 212 MB/s
Poor: 51% Great: 85%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
911GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 489 489 488 489 489 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 459
Mixed 411
SusWrite 489
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 57.3
191% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 354
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 125%
Great: 133%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
613GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 183 183 183 184 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 130
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 183
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
GB1000EAMYC 1TB
558GB free
Firmware: HPG3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 96 97 97 96 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 89
Mixed 72
SusWrite 95.9
65% 87.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 63%
WD My Passport 0820 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 104 104 105 103 102 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 100
Write 67.8
Mixed 60.2
SusWrite 101
108% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW64GX4M4D3600C18 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 15.3
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 40: 6R 2G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
40% 14% 86 311 236 60 27.9" 2560 1440 ACI28A3 ASUS PB287Q
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 9,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $340

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,383
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