Asus ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive201% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '21 at 15:54
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way below expectations (8th 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-$214
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 91.6
1-Core 147
2-Core 261
96% 166 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 716
71% 563 Pts
64-Core 1084
73% 1084 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$99
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 967 336 362 350 370 333 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,428
Write 1,601
Mixed 1245
SusWrite 453
265% 1,182 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 66.1
224% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,256
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 793
660% 961 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 201%
Great: 275%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 19.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 22
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 2: 0R 0G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
2% 2% 105 19 14 64 0" 1366 768
History: Score 1: 0R 0G 1B | Score 2: 0R 0G 2B
Typical ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING Builds (Compare 1,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 151%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-I GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,224
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