Asus PRIME B550M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.7% 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 Drive233% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B550M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210525
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 07:37
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$270
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 84.1
1-Core 134
2-Core 269
91% 162 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 817
86% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,100
74% 1,100 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3950 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Lighting 96.4
Reflection 94.1
Parallax 88.6
78% 93 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 84.5
Splatting 77
73% 95.2 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$60
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 788 437 430 437 438 436 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 1,595
Write 1,638
Mixed 1,264
SusWrite 494
280% 1,248 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 78.9
287% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,168
DQ Write 1092
DQ Mixed 989
781% 1,083 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 233%
Great: 238%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 37.1
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 38.2
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 73.3
55% 73.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 115%

 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 9 7 170 27" 1280 720 AUS2705 VG27AQL1A
Typical PRIME B550M-A Builds (Compare 2,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B550M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $849
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