Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics30.2% 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 Drive234% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210319
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 03:28
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X-$259
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 94.9
1-Core 153
2-Core 306
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 911
97% 757 Pts
64-Core 1,147
77% 1,147 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.2% Below average
Lighting 38.7
Reflection 41
Parallax 37.1
31% 38.9 fps
MRender 30.8
Gravity 36.8
Splatting 33.2
29% 33.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA2000M8250G 250GB
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S5Z42105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1117 956 377 266 267 266 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 1,541
Write 1,112
Mixed 1,026
SusWrite 542
235% 1055 MB/s
4K Read 69.3
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 91.7
322% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 985
DQ Mixed 320
400% 701 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 234%
Great: 231%
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$35
130GB free
Firmware: R0427ANR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 473 473 473 474 473 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 472
Mixed 462
SusWrite 473
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 59.6
198% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 284
238% 344 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 128%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 204 204 206 206 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 151
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 204
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB
56GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 28 37 6.3 21 37 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 147
Write 37.5
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 24.1
67% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 3.2
139% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G36C16U4WL.M8FE1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 42.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 38.1
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 33.1
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 40.2
96% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 27" 1280 720 DELD0E6 S2719DGF
Typical ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING Builds (Compare 3,991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 145%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B550-A GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $986
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