Asus PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201203
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '21 at 14:38
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$249
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 140
2-Core 273
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 835
85% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,101
74% 1,101 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3700 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 94
Reflection 92.1
Parallax 86.1
76% 90.7 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 82.5
Splatting 73.4
71% 91.7 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 504
Write 480
Mixed 391
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.3
209% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 364
276% 371 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 123%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2009)-$47
147GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 64 66 65 66 61 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 46.2
Write 43.7
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 64.1
35% 47 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$83
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37.4
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 36.9
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.7
SC Write 26.8
SC Mixed 36.3
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI) Builds (Compare 2,951 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $710
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