Gigabyte GA-B550M GAMING

Performance Results

Gaming 47%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.8% 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 Drive112% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B550M GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 12:38
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$257
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Memory 74
1-Core 132
2-Core 216
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 777
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 1,017
68% 1,017 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.8% Above average
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 107
Parallax 73
55% 82.7 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 68.7
Splatting 66.2
55% 66.5 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 290 294 296 296 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 480
Mixed 376
SusWrite 312
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 57.2
194% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 288
216% 288 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 112%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$31
365GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 80 76 77 78 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 114
Write 115
Mixed 59.1
SusWrite 78.1
67% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4-2400 CL16 8GB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 29.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 27.5
63% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 92.6
43% 92.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B550M GAMING Builds (Compare 291 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 129%
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 122%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B550M GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $817
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