Asus PRIME B550M-A AC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 97.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics80.1% 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 Drive231% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A AC  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20201203
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 18:44
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Memory 83.4
1-Core 157
2-Core 306
98% 182 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 962
95% 778 Pts
64-Core 1,132
70% 1,132 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2160 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Lighting 103
Reflection 102
Parallax 93.2
83% 99.5 fps
MRender 99.1
Gravity 93.6
Splatting 79.2
76% 90.6 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN570 1TB
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 234090WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1388 525 562 327 486 365 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,841
Write 2,065
Mixed 1,781
SusWrite 609
354% 1,574 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 66.5
230% 83.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,242
DQ Write 984
DQ Mixed 1,090
822% 1,106 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 231%
Great: 307%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 208 214 211 211 206 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 189 191 178 181 188 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 116
Write 156
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 186
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
126% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$46
441GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 151 147 151 153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 48.6
Write 92.5
Mixed 72.2
SusWrite 149
67% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
103% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 106%
WD My Passport 25EA 2TB
895GB free, PID 25ea
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 106 109 109 107 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 80.8
Write 87
Mixed 48.6
SusWrite 108
111% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Silicon-Power 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
MC Read 32.9
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 30.8
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 28.3
SC Write 41
SC Mixed 30.8
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 112%

 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 30 17 60 27" 1280 720 AUS27AE ASUS VP278
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A AC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $830
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