Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive134% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory26.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 17 '20 at 04:19
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$329
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 145
2-Core 291
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,094
102% 828 Pts
64-Core 1568
105% 1568 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5600-XT-$300
Ram: 6GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Relative performance (0th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Lighting 117
Reflection 126
Parallax 156
95% 133 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 510 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STES1021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 977 807 801 807 788 787 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 359
Write 1,422
Mixed 509
SusWrite 828
179% 779 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 33.4
123% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,301
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 294
323% 578 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 134%
Great: 379%
Seagate FireCuda 510 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: STES1021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1719 912 775 838 879 911 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 1,281
Write 2,109
Mixed 1,400
SusWrite 1,006
328% 1,449 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 40.5
136% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,371
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 223
295% 572 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 188%
Great: 379%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 143 148 149 146 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 163
Write 145
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 147
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3733 C19 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 43.2
MC Write 44.3
MC Mixed 33
115% 40.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 48.7
SC Mixed 31.4
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 112%
Great: 131%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Builds (Compare 2,452 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 198%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 200%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,496
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