Asus PRIME B550M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive218% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200615
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 09:19
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 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
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT-$300
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 68.3
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
88% 161 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 805
85% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.5% Good
Lighting 86.9
Reflection 86.4
Parallax 81.2
70% 84.8 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 77.3
Splatting 69.4
66% 85.9 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1080 681 425 407 411 412 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
218% Outstanding
Read 1,373
Write 1,751
Mixed 1367
SusWrite 569
285% 1,265 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 77.7
270% 99.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,233
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 1,012
755% 1,012 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 218%
Great: 231%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
557GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 456 457 459 459 459 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 452
Mixed 418
SusWrite 443
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 26.9
139% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 38.2
91% 184 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 100%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
155GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 124 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 166
Write 130
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 122
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
247% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Portable 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0712
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 123 130 130 130 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 68.4
SusWrite 128
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 CMK16GX4M2D3200C16 CMK16GX4M2D3200C16 CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 27.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 27
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 95%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B550M-A Builds (Compare 2,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 121%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $788
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