Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 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 93.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.7% 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 Drive252% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display5120 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 14:25
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
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 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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-$220
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 266
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 825
83% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,042
70% 1,042 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4077 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.7% Very good
Lighting 96.7
Reflection 83.3
Parallax 89.6
78% 89.9 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 79.8
Splatting 72.5
73% 100 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$155
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1312 1366 1358 1329 1310 1222 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,200
Write 1,622
Mixed 1,537
SusWrite 1,316
374% 1,669 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 57.8
183% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,079
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 212
252% 466 MB/s
Poor: 223%
This bench: 252%
Great: 359%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
440GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 239 59 70 64 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 478
Write 380
Mixed 352
SusWrite 144
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 36.2
119% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 126
116% 189 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 124%
Hitachi HDS5C3020ALA632 2TB-$270
1TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 118 122 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
35.9% Below average
Read 6.5
Write 86
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 118
39% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0
35% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Thermaltake R009D408GX2-4600C19A 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4300 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 30.3
112% 39 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 38.6
SC Mixed 28.4
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING Builds (Compare 14,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 196%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 198%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,875
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