Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 155%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics167% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive156% 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
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '22 at 21:57
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$320
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 87.7
1-Core 148
2-Core 272
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 972
91% 739 Pts
64-Core 1,520
102% 1,520 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 91%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Asus(1043 8813) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.77
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
167% Outstanding
Lighting 236
Reflection 213
Parallax 209
191% 220 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 160
Splatting 128
140% 179 fps
Poor: 142%
This bench: 167%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 1427 314 268 274 242 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 1,551
Write 2,126
Mixed 1715
SusWrite 527
334% 1,480 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 27.3
187% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 3
DQ Write 375
DQ Mixed 960
514% 446 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 156%
Great: 366%
SSD 480GB
137GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 391 346 193 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 400
Write 120
Mixed 283
SusWrite 225
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 36.6
141% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 200
171% 249 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
822GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 183 183 184 185 183 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 176
Mixed 107
SusWrite 179
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$90
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 23.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 24
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 12,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $264

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,282
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