Asus PRIME A520M-K

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics42% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME A520M-K  (all builds)
Memory2.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210810
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 18:07
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 43%
Watch Gameplay: 1650 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G-$152
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Memory 67
1-Core 140
2-Core 264
84% 157 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 731
73% 596 Pts
64-Core 856
53% 856 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$155
Asus(1043 87A7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
42% Average
Lighting 54.3
Reflection 34.8
Parallax 22.8
44% 37.3 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 47.6
Splatting 43.2
40% 50 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SNVS1000GB 1TB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8442101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,146
Write 1,167
Mixed 803
231% 1,038 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 18.1
106% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 457
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 103
156% 297 MB/s
Poor: 95% Great: 224%
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
9GB free
Firmware: MU01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 397
Write 398
Mixed 279
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 29.7
105% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 159
140% 206 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
84GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 56 69 109 142 137 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 156
Write 112
Mixed 106
SusWrite 99.6
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
202% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 1TB
50GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 38 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
17.3% Very poor
Read 36.5
Write 36.5
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 36.9
47% 34.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
69% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.7% Good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 95%

 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 36 30 60 24" 1280 720 IVM6138 PL2483H
Typical PRIME A520M-K Builds (Compare 767 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A520M-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $210
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