Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 99.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateSep 11 '21 at 23:14
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10900-$400
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Memory 90.2
1-Core 151
2-Core 303
101% 181 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 959
97% 769 Pts
64-Core 1,425
96% 1,425 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
PNY(196E 1347) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.1% Very good
Lighting 89
Reflection 90
Parallax 83.1
72% 87.4 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 79.5
Splatting 72.8
68% 87.7 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 59 63 76 68 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 125
Write 117
Mixed 45
SusWrite 66
64% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1
200% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 179%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.6% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 51: 5R 7G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
51% 22% 79 270 185 60 27.2" 2560 1440 GSM5B09 LG Ultra HD
History: Score 10: 0R 2G 4B | Score 51: 5R 7G 5B
Typical ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING Builds (Compare 16,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 194%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 195%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $448

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,821
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