Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics55.8% 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 Drive372% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1280 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210205
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 20 '21 at 20:11
Run Duration221 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X-$260
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 82
1-Core 141
2-Core 282
94% 168 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,002
97% 775 Pts
64-Core 1,490
100% 1,490 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (69 fps cap detected)
55.8% Above average
Lighting 68.8
Reflection 70.5
Parallax 65.2
56% 68.2 fps
MRender 68.7
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 64.9
56% 67.7 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
823GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1934 1594 1589 1585 1588 1589 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
372% Outstanding
Read 2697
Write 2,350
Mixed 1,898
SusWrite 1,646
482% 2,148 MB/s
4K Read 69.6
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 98.7
329% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 1,456
DQ Write 1,285
DQ Mixed 1,349
1,017% 1,363 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 372%
Great: 358%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$105
7TB free
Firmware: FP1R
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 93 97 97 96 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 98.7
Write 102
Mixed 54
SusWrite 96.8
64% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 105%
MB1000ECWCQ 1TB
728GB free
Firmware: HPG4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 167 166 167 169 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 158
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 166
104% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 104%
WD My Passport 2626 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2626
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 112 113 113 112 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 89.7
Write 105
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 112
126% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.8
325% 3.37 MB/s
DQ Read 0.4
DQ Write 8.4
DQ Mixed 0.5
304% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$122
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63.5% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 20.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 22.1
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING Builds (Compare 2,959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 146%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,037
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