Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A55M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110915
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:25
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD A4-3400 APU-$78
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
27.1% Poor
SC Int 76
SC Float 46.9
SC Mixed 58.4
48% 60.4 Pts
QC Int 142
QC Float 87.4
QC Mixed 109
26% 113 Pts
MC Int 144
MC Float 85.7
MC Mixed 94.4
16% 108 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 27.1%
Great: 25%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$168
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.3.2
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 204
Reflection 177
Parallax 306
75% 229 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 217
Splatting 131
72% 164 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ04ABF100 1TB
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JU001J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 46 47 43 14 23 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 92.6
Write 96.1
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 37.2
43% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
66% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
24.1% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 7.2
23% 8.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.27 GB/s
Latency 117
34% 117 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.1%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-A55M-DS2 Builds (Compare 857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $183
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