Asus PRIME Z490-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive221% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z490-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '22 at 05:50
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400-$140
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 775
76% 608 Pts
64-Core 960
64% 960 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$861
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 512.95
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
129% Outstanding
Lighting 158
Reflection 190
Parallax 170
128% 173 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 168
Splatting 128
132% 144 fps
Poor: 116%
This bench: 129%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$85
800GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1326 836 846 844 845 805 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 1,605
Write 1,755
Mixed 1,478
SusWrite 917
324% 1,439 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 59.3
208% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 916
DQ Write 702
DQ Mixed 772
588% 797 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 221%
Great: 273%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$114
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 186 186 177 188 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 155
Mixed 73.4
SusWrite 185
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
165% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 22.6
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 25
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME Z490-A Builds (Compare 12,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 149%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-A - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,153
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