Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.9% 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 Drive30.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 09 '21 at 03:26
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU1%
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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-$230
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 60.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 177
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 765
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 942
63% 942 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Gigabyte(1458 4009) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.9% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 112
Parallax 124
96% 118 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 113
Splatting 106
98% 130 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 107%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB
282GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 835 910 786 619 391 426 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 132%
Sandisk PLUS 120GB
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 5.6 41 29 63 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 344
Write 252
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 61.6
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 7.3
32% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 69.6
DQ Write 78.9
DQ Mixed 41.6
40% 63.4 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 54%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
232GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 220 219 222 219 219 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 278
Write 298
Mixed 257
SusWrite 227
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 21.9
77% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 164
173% 287 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 30
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 125
32% 125 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 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
0% 0% 0 9 6 240 24.1" 1280 720 SAM100A LC27RG50
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%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,493
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