Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory48 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 10:17
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i9-10850K-$390
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Memory 81.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 271
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 1026
99% 793 Pts
64-Core 1,906
128% 1,906 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 78.6
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 69.2
64% 75 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 74.9
Splatting 73.7
59% 71.6 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 42 79 43 81 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 469
Write 457
Mixed 395
SusWrite 118
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 36.5
132% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 298
217% 278 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 94%
WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 2TB
8TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 89 76 87 123 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 561
Write 363
Mixed 97
SusWrite 110
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 1.2
11% 4.5 MB/s
DQ Read 6.8
DQ Write 12
DQ Mixed 9
7% 9.27 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 23%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
10TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 110 91 105 130 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
40.4% Average
Read 16
Write 141
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 124
55% 76.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.2
121% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 21.5
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 128%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 9,504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 150%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $371

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,429
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