Gigabyte GA-A520M S2H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.5% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive222% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A520M S2H  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 20:18
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 3100
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
80% Excellent
Memory 80.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 251
86% 153 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 700
72% 564 Pts
64-Core 699
47% 699 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 26
Parallax 31.6
20% 27.2 fps
MRender 20.9
Gravity 24.8
Splatting 24.1
20% 23.3 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 512GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 684 438 425 418 407 396 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
222% Outstanding
Read 1,670
Write 1,827
Mixed 648
SusWrite 461
257% 1,152 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 77.5
249% 93.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,200
DQ Write 989
DQ Mixed 1,093
819% 1,094 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 222%
Great: 223%
WD WD20SPZX-11CRAT0 2TB
512GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 75 75 75 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 138
Write 116
Mixed 68
SusWrite 76.2
73% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.3
152% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFRA32A.C4FE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.8% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.3
50% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 80
50% 80 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-A520M S2H Builds (Compare 1,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A520M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $299
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