Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% 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.
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 20:30
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$310
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Memory 85.7
1-Core 144
2-Core 290
96% 173 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 974
94% 754 Pts
64-Core 1505
101% 1505 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6600
PowerColor(148C 2413) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.10.2
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.9% Very good
Lighting 89
Reflection 131
Parallax 168
72% 129 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 75.6
Splatting 131
74% 127 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$135
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 401 415 406 408 409 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 367
SusWrite 414
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 46.7
162% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 296
238% 336 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 111%
Great: 138%
Samsung HM321HI 320GB-$43
237GB free
Firmware: 2AJ10003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 84 83 83 84 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 65.6
Write 23.7
Mixed 43.9
SusWrite 81.4
40% 53.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
111% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 18.8
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 20.5
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 33: 4R 2G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
33% 25% 51 106 3 60 27.6" 1920 1080 AOP0000 27HC5R
History: Score 40: 4R 4G 8B | Score 33: 4R 2G 7B
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 9,791 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 - $362

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,396
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