Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 17:09
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 81.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 264
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 840
85% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,301
87% 1,301 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
Asus(1043 876B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
127% Outstanding
Lighting 169
Reflection 160
Parallax 163
137% 164 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 139
Splatting 120
116% 143 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 127%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 737 806 799 793 627 802 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,533
Write 2,349
Mixed 1,817
SusWrite 761
417% 1865 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 93.1
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,251
DQ Write 1,034
DQ Mixed 1,132
850% 1,139 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 294%
Great: 333%
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$113
465GB free
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1545 825 812 766 794 839 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
251% Outstanding
Read 1,466
Write 1,756
Mixed 1,417
SusWrite 930
314% 1,392 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 75.1
259% 96.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,339
DQ Write 1,141
DQ Mixed 1,236
927% 1,239 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 251%
Great: 275%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
734GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 156 153 154 157 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 175
Mixed 109
SusWrite 155
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 99%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 32.7
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 31.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 41: 4R 4G 9B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
41% 55% 31 249 166 170 27" 2560 1440 AUS278D ROG XG279Q
Typical ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING Builds (Compare 3,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,040
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