Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 96.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% 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 Drive204% 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)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201102
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 16 '21 at 15:41
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$400
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Memory 90.2
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
97% 173 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 1,122
103% 837 Pts
64-Core 1,926
129% 1,926 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Zotac(19DA 1511) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 120
Parallax 138
115% 133 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 134
Splatting 110
115% 144 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50pnv2t04 NVMe KIOXIA 2048GB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: AFDA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1194 1021 959 962 968 968 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
204% Outstanding
Read 1,161
Write 998
Mixed 993
SusWrite 1,012
234% 1,041 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 52.5
178% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,072
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 795
626% 875 MB/s
Poor: 106%
This bench: 204%
Great: 250%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
6TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 182 189 194 191 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 197
Write 208
Mixed 117
SusWrite 190
240% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$330
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
73.3% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 28.5
SC Mixed 24
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 8,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $230

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,302
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