Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 03 '22 at 14:23
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$200
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 155
2-Core 298
104% 183 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 978
94% 756 Pts
64-Core 1241
83% 1241 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 148
Parallax 137
116% 143 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 147
Splatting 124
115% 130 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 196 179 201 208 208 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 119
Write 202
Mixed 31.2
SusWrite 195
98% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.1
382% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 200 202 202 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 160
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 201
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 6TB (2017)-$114
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 158 160 162 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 89.6
Write 131
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 159
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.7
227% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 87%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 173 171 174 174 173 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 156
Mixed 105
SusWrite 173
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 27.9
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.8
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 48.3
83% 48.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 35: 6R 1G 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
35% 33% 27 338 268 60 27" 2560 1440 ACI27EC ROG PG279Q
Typical ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING Builds (Compare 18,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 194%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 194%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $380

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,705
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