Gigabyte GA-A520M DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 78.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A520M DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200910
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 08:41
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Memory 69.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 267
85% 156 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 787
80% 631 Pts
64-Core 988
66% 988 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.9% Very good
Lighting 282
Reflection 224
Parallax 277
74% 261 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 238
Splatting 172
71% 221 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 480GB-$58
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 425 146 178 175 357 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 465
Write 442
Mixed 388
SusWrite 283
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 23.9
122% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 31.9
87% 179 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 98%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
431GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 426 427 433 427 416 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 370
Write 421
Mixed 238
SusWrite 415
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 49
167% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 168
176% 290 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$86
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
65.3% Good
MC Read 27
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 24.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-A520M DS3H Builds (Compare 64 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A520M DS3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $333
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