Gigabyte GA-A520M S2H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive23.1% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A520M S2H  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200529
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 17:25
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Memory 77
1-Core 134
2-Core 261
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 714
75% 588 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Lighting 103
Reflection 101
Parallax 91.1
83% 98.2 fps
MRender 98.6
Gravity 93.2
Splatting 0.1
75% 64 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFME1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 70 5.3 6.7 6.6 64 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
23.1% Poor
Read 163
Write 72.9
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 32.1
16% 75 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 2.8
47% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 58.1
DQ Write 16.1
DQ Mixed 20
19% 31.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 98%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 32GB-$20
3GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 24 22 24 26 26 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 209
Write 13.2
Mixed 47.1
SusWrite 24.9
69% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 11.8
4K Mixed 12.5
884% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 13.5
1,130% 16.5 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 95%
WD easystore 25FC 1TB
63GB free, PID 25fc
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 39 38 39 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 38.6
Write 36.3
Mixed 17.9
SusWrite 38.2
44% 32.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-18-18 D4-3200 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.8% Very good
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 29.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 27.7
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 86.3
46% 86.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-A520M S2H Builds (Compare 845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A520M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $35
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