Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateSep 19 '21 at 11:41
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600KF-$218
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 93.3
1-Core 147
2-Core 289
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 848
89% 698 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.6.1
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
38.2% Below average
Lighting 43.4
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 66.9
35% 56.7 fps
MRender 59.1
Gravity 50.7
Splatting 43.7
42% 51.2 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 480GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1210A0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 509
Write 396
Mixed 364
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 4
DQ Mixed 0.2
16% 41.4 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 103%
WD Purple 4TB (2014)-$103
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 143 145 143 147 146 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 167
Write 154
Mixed 66.6
SusWrite 145
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
191% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 30.2
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 45.4
SC Mixed 29.7
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 59: 7R 4G 12B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
59% 16% 146 109 5 60 20.4" 1366 768 TXD0000 HDMI
History: Score 66: 10R 3G 7B | Score 59: 7R 4G 12B
Typical TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS Builds (Compare 4,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,128
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