Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 258%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 278%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics256% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive270% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20200721
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 01 '21 at 20:44
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$444
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 288
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1182
110% 889 Pts
64-Core 1969
132% 1969 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Gigabyte(1458 4043) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
256% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 315
Parallax 352
277% 337 fps
MRender 376
Gravity 271
Splatting 198
231% 282 fps
Poor: 181%
This bench: 256%
Great: 263%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1161 906 922 673 937 1013 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 1800
Write 2,457
Mixed 1,924
SusWrite 935
402% 1,779 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 79.9
282% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,440
DQ Write 969
DQ Mixed 1,145
870% 1,184 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 270%
Great: 308%
PNY CS900 480GB-$44
136GB free
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 299 315 324 458 455 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 263
Write 106
Mixed 343
SusWrite 381
62% 273 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 40.1
152% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 232
196% 285 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 100%
WDC WD20EZAZ-00GGJB0 2TB
597GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 92 91 93 96 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
14% Very poor
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 113
SusWrite 93.3
28% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 8.2
4K Mixed 0.7
8% 3.57 MB/s
DQ Read 0.7
DQ Write 9.9
DQ Mixed 0.8
2% 3.8 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14%
Great: 23%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$97
177GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1348 828 723 548 543 540 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
227% Outstanding
Read 1,177
Write 1,332
Mixed 1,208
SusWrite 755
252% 1,118 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 74
251% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,569
DQ Write 941
DQ Mixed 1,224
920% 1,245 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 227%
Great: 269%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
14GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.1 5.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 37.5
Write 4.5
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 4.8
14% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 2
129% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 28.4
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 28.9
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 115%

 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 16,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 193%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 195%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $448

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,824
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