Asus PRIME B550M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 85.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.9% 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)
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 PRIME B550M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200528
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 05:39
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$360
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Memory 80.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 265
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 836
83% 663 Pts
64-Core 1,167
78% 1,167 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
PNY(196E 1327) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 2275 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 61.4
Reflection 61.7
Parallax 54.3
50% 59.1 fps
MRender 49.5
Gravity 55
Splatting 49.3
44% 51.3 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 501
Write 409
Mixed 17.2
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 0.3
34% 9.83 MB/s
DQ Read 96.5
DQ Write 8.3
DQ Mixed 0.3
13% 35 MB/s
Poor: 35% Great: 99%
PNY CS900 500GB SSD
58GB free
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 248 181 245 262 254 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 152
Mixed 341
SusWrite 268
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 43.4
161% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 204
173% 250 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 96%
Great: 100%
SanDisk Cruzer Dial 16GB
4GB free, PID 5599
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 4.1 4.7 4.4 4.5 5 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
10.7% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 6
Mixed 9
SusWrite 4.6
14% 13.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.5
141% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.7%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 32.8
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 26
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 34.3
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $946
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