Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics114% 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 Drive360% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory19.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 05:58
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$350
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
99% 180 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,084
100% 837 Pts
64-Core 1,638
101% 1,638 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Gigabyte(1458 37B4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3535 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 140
Reflection 117
Parallax 135
113% 130 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 136
Splatting 109
115% 142 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
642GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2275 1917 1934 1919 1912 1919 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
360% Outstanding
Read 2,551
Write 2389
Mixed 2342
SusWrite 1,979
521% 2,315 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 88.8
295% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 1,146
DQ Write 885
DQ Mixed 993
749% 1,008 MB/s
Poor: 273%
This bench: 360%
Great: 479%
SSD 1TB
499GB free
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 465 463 465 465 463 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
53% Above average
Read 163
Write 119
Mixed 103
SusWrite 463
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 13.3
58% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 16
DQ Write 17.5
DQ Mixed 16.5
12% 16.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS16G4D32AESB.M16FE 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 29.6
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 28.8
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 132%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 13: 1R 2G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
13% 22% 23 194 16 60 40" 1920 1080 SAM0C39 SAMSUNG
Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 4,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 147%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,290
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