Biostar A55MD2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardBiostar A55MD2  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130418
Uptime3 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 16:19
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A6-5400K APU-$84
P0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 42.1
22% 41.2 Pts
4-Core 52.4
8-Core 55.9
7% 54.2 Pts
64-Core 34.3
2% 34.3 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 34%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 240
XFX(1682 7240) 2GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
3.59% Terrible
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 15
Parallax 24.1
0% 13.1 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 13.8
4% 13.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.59%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$150
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 148
Write 158
Mixed 146
34% 151 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 17.4
58% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 37.3
30% 40.6 MB/s
Poor: 62% Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
866GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 124 114 117 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 160
Write 142
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 117
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Adata 8GB
1600, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
16.1% Very poor
MC Read 5.8
MC Write 4.5
MC Mixed 7.1
17% 5.8 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 2.6
SC Mixed 2.2
8% 2.63 GB/s
Latency 172
23% 172 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A55MD2 Builds (Compare 71 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Biostar A55MD2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $240
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