Gigabyte GA-A520M DS3H

Performance Results

Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 41%
Speed 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 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47% 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)
Boot Drive241% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A520M DS3H  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20221109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 21 '23 at 15:58
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User MDA-User
Background CPU 23%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 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 BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 74.2
1-Core 129
2-Core 249
82% 151 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 743
74% 601 Pts
64-Core 1,012
63% 1,012 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
AMD RX 580-$130
CLim: 1240 MHz, MLim: 2200 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 23.11.1
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47% Average
Lighting 59.2
Reflection 58.3
Parallax 77.5
48% 65 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 66.5
Splatting 41.4
45% 56.3 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 47%
Great: 56%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Kingston SNV2S1000G 1TB
523GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBM02103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1334 1465 1365 1413 1390 1454 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
241% Outstanding
Read 1667
Write 1,567
Mixed 1,275
SusWrite 1,403
332% 1,478 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 33.1
177% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 348
392% 663 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 241%
Great: 356%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$41
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.7% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 29.1
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 23.4
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 110%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 48: 0P 4R 5G 13B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
48% 27% 82 215 59 60 27" 1920 1080 DELA15E DELL E2720HS
Typical GA-A520M DS3H Builds (Compare 943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 23%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 22%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A520M DS3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $159
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