Asus PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 97%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics59.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive72.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A (WI-FI)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '21 at 17:25
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$298
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Memory 83.6
1-Core 159
2-Core 315
102% 186 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 948
98% 771 Pts
64-Core 1,218
82% 1,218 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Gigabyte(1458 371C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Lighting 73.9
Reflection 76.8
Parallax 70
60% 73.6 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 73.1
Splatting 69.3
58% 70.4 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$34
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 106 102 101 99 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 358
Write 144
Mixed 188
SusWrite 99
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 39.9
153% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 80.3
74% 112 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 184 185 186 185 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 152
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 184
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 Kingston KHX2400C15/8G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
76% Very good
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 29.4
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 27.5
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 29.2
71% 25 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 76%
Great: 88%

 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 4,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $789
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