Asus PRIME B550M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200513
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 20 '22 at 00:45
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$159
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Memory 66.1
1-Core 86.2
2-Core 166
62% 106 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 570
55% 443 Pts
64-Core 780
52% 780 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.6% Very good
Lighting 96.6
Reflection 98.7
Parallax 87.4
78% 94.2 fps
MRender 98.1
Gravity 88.7
Splatting 78.3
73% 88.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 180 184 137 142 89 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 921
Write 377
Mixed 231
SusWrite 155
92% 421 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 22.6
73% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 289
194% 238 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 268%
Hitachi HUA722010CLA330 1TB-$74
258GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 93 92 93 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 83.8
Write 94.3
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 91.9
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 26.1
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 23.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 62: 6R 7G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
62% 22% 111 280 201 60 27" 1920 1080 AUS2781 VL279
History: Score 13: 0R 0G 13B | Score 62: 6R 7G 11B
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Gaming
Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 120%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $825
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