Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 137%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 98.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 Drive193% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory22.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 4 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 27 '21 at 21:17
Run Duration220 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 3060-Ti + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$329
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 146
2-Core 285
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 924
92% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,578
106% 1,578 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 190
Reflection 179
Parallax 168
154% 179 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 140
Splatting 121
119% 150 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 138%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 877 759 931 258 383 302 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 2,515
Write 1,792
Mixed 527
SusWrite 585
299% 1,355 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 41.6
132% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 301
233% 331 MB/s
Poor: 179%
This bench: 193%
Great: 357%
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1137 1153 1180 1154 1180 1153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
205% Outstanding
Read 1,199
Write 1,161
Mixed 1,161
SusWrite 1,159
264% 1,170 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 54.9
182% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,211
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 276
302% 540 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 205%
Great: 356%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
75GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 161 164 166 164 163 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 91.2
Write 96
Mixed 72
SusWrite 164
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMH32GX4M2D3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 44.7
MC Mixed 30
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 29.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 123%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 10 7 60 37.5" 1280 720 GSM7752 LG HDR WQHD
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 9,474 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,434
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback