Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics31.8% 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)
Boot Drive207% 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
2 days ago, 2 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200323
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 01:20
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$345
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 287
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 994
98% 781 Pts
64-Core 1,507
101% 1,507 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 1801 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.96
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.8% Below average
Lighting 38.6
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 40.2
31% 40.9 fps
MRender 38.6
Gravity 40.7
Splatting 29.3
32% 36.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SNVS500G 500GB
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFK0N01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1398 553 557 554 514 499 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
207% Outstanding
Read 1286
Write 1,778
Mixed 1,311
SusWrite 679
285% 1,263 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 67.8
235% 86.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,114
DQ Write 757
DQ Mixed 941
701% 937 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 207%
Great: 248%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
380GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 114
Write 120
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 80.1
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 25.4
86% 30.2 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 28.3
83% 29 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 5R 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
35% 31% 36 106 5 144 23.5" 1920 1080 MSI3EA2 MSI MAG241C
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 10,305 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 - $345

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,385
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