Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.5% 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 Drive75.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 10 '20 at 21:58
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-10300-$143
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 87.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 222
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 560
59% 462 Pts
64-Core 603
40% 603 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 107
Reflection 164
Parallax 108
87% 126 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 99.2
Splatting 93.8
84% 108 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 95%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 287 264 293 292 276 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 378
Write 131
Mixed 222
SusWrite 283
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 27.8
99% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 223
183% 261 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD48G266681 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 21.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS Builds (Compare 4,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,157
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