Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 154%
UFO
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive166% 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)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 21 '21 at 11:27
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 3070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i9-10900K-$458
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 282
102% 178 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 1,147
107% 866 Pts
64-Core 2,054
138% 2,054 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Asus(1043 87E0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 227
Parallax 165
148% 192 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 148
Splatting 133
124% 156 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 137%
Great: 165%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 974 489 489 490 488 478 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,322
Write 1,426
Mixed 541
SusWrite 568
216% 964 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 49.5
180% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 438
351% 491 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 166%
Great: 320%
Patriot Burst 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 91 137 91 91 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 506
Write 359
Mixed 348
SusWrite 149
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 35.6
144% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 192
173% 260 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 86%
Great: 86%
Kingston SA2000M81000G 1TB
442GB free
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1069 492 488 489 483 485 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,358
Write 522
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 584
197% 885 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 75.8
249% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 1,066
DQ Write 930
DQ Mixed 437
481% 811 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 212%
Great: 320%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 26.9
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 48.3
SC Mixed 30.9
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 66: 10R 2G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
66% 67% 33 299 211 240 26.5" 1920 1080 GSM5B8E 27GN7
History: Score 43: 5R 4G 6B | Score 66: 10R 2G 10B
Typical ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING Builds (Compare 2,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 195%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 197%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,503
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