Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 105%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive241% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 07 '21 at 21:24
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$310
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 304
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,108
108% 862 Pts
64-Core 1,614
108% 1,614 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
MSI(1462 C75C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 115
Parallax 130
101% 123 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 124
Splatting 105
105% 132 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 103%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$105
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 911 1096 418 117 1316 482 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1,644
Write 1,207
Mixed 1,237
SusWrite 723
269% 1,203 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 84
285% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 920
DQ Write 1,002
DQ Mixed 313
415% 745 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 241%
Great: 305%
WDC WDS100T2B0B-00YS70 1TB
387GB free
Firmware: 415020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 376 353 362 355 361 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 412
Mixed 362
SusWrite 351
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 32.7
135% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 160
171% 284 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 42.9
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 31.6
112% 39.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 32.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 135%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 6,800 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 - $240

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,339
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