Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 149%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive371% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '21 at 17:42
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10600K-$257
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 309
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 980
100% 787 Pts
64-Core 1,242
83% 1,242 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
Gigabyte(1458 37C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3550 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 189
Reflection 257
Parallax 181
153% 209 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 159
Splatting 132
132% 160 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 143%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
119GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 287 285 288 288 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 484
Mixed 386
SusWrite 306
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62
211% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 265
211% 298 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$138
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1711 1522 1524 1504 1505 1489 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
371% Outstanding
Read 2,648
Write 2,470
Mixed 1,879
SusWrite 1,542
479% 2,135 MB/s
4K Read 71.6
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 104
357% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,451
DQ Write 1,246
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,004% 1,344 MB/s
Poor: 237%
This bench: 371%
Great: 357%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3733 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3733 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 44.4
MC Mixed 27.9
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 47.5
SC Mixed 30.9
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%

 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 1,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 201%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 203%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,416
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