Asus PRIME B550M-A AC

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics90.6% 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 Drive189% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A AC  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201105
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 15:38
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X-$375
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Memory 72.3
1-Core 143
2-Core 265
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 956
89% 722 Pts
64-Core 1,518
102% 1,518 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3060-$330
MSI(1462 3976) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
90.6% Outstanding
Lighting 119
Reflection 112
Parallax 123
96% 118 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 97.7
Splatting 85.4
84% 107 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$55
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 731 428 425 424 424 424 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
189% Outstanding
Read 1577
Write 1,625
Mixed 1,268
SusWrite 476
277% 1,237 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 62.2
208% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 817
DQ Write 639
DQ Mixed 757
558% 738 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 189%
Great: 241%
Sandisk S3 2T00 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 415020RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 427 427 429 424 424 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 478
Mixed 401
SusWrite 429
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 35.8
141% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 240
205% 301 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 102%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 53 50 52 52 53 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL8G30C15U4R.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
73.5% Very good
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 27.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 28.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 96.2
42% 96.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A AC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $815
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