Asus PRIME Z490M-PLUS

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive334% 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 PRIME Z490M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateSep 12 '21 at 16:48
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$230
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 928
96% 757 Pts
64-Core 1,182
79% 1,182 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Lighting 93.3
Reflection 95
Parallax 87.3
75% 91.9 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 85.7
Splatting 77.9
72% 92.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$139
536GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1598 1345 1345 1303 1298 1245 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
334% Outstanding
Read 2,674
Write 2,458
Mixed 1,860
SusWrite 1,356
468% 2,087 MB/s
4K Read 70.3
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 92
309% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1238
DQ Write 944
DQ Mixed 1,058
800% 1,080 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 334%
Great: 389%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" (32GB NAND) 1TB-$89
502GB free
Firmware: SD02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 94 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 104
Write 87
Mixed 63.9
SusWrite 93.5
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1.4
301% 2.5 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 57%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 25.7
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 43.5
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 3: 0R 1G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
3% 1% 86 349 289 60 21.5" 1920 1080 PHLC154 PHL 223V7
Typical PRIME Z490M-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490M-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $475
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