Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 Drive294% 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 TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210106
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '21 at 17:03
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$161
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 812
82% 651 Pts
64-Core 997
67% 997 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti-$400
Nvidia(10DE 147A) ≥ 4GB; Founders Edition
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
133% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 174
Parallax 165
148% 174 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 136
Splatting 116
116% 147 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 133%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$85
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2264 803 801 805 805 801 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,562
Write 2,379
Mixed 1,462
SusWrite 1,046
416% 1,862 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 85.3
282% 98.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,046
DQ Write 753
DQ Mixed 919
681% 906 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 294%
Great: 337%
WD Blue 2.5" 320GB (2009)-$38
246GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 62 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 62.3
Write 60.7
Mixed 43.1
SusWrite 62.2
42% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 27.5
106% 37 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 44.9
SC Mixed 29.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%

 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 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 200%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 203%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,397
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $71SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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