Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive201% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory23.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201230
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 05 '21 at 07:34
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$325
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Memory 91.2
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 988
94% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,868
125% 1,868 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
EVGA(3842 2067) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 497.09
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85.4% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 103
Parallax 107
87% 106 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 98.9
Splatting 88.6
84% 107 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
825GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1078 1094 1087 1102 1118 1104 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,054
Write 1019
Mixed 1,040
SusWrite 1,097
238% 1,053 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 57.1
187% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 1,122
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 572
474% 701 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 201%
Great: 365%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
238GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 119 120 119 120 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 176
Write 179
Mixed 86.6
SusWrite 119
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$48
589GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 216 213 210 219 217 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 107
Write 116
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 207
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 19
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 21.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 62: 8R 6G 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
62% 32% 56 274 191 165 31.5" 2560 1440 GSM7766 LG ULTRAGEAR
History: Score 23: 1R 6G 0B | Score 62: 8R 6G 4B
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 12,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $264

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,267
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