Gigabyte GA-A520M AORUS ELITE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-A520M AORUS ELITE  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '22 at 05:26
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 36%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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-$141
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Memory 69.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 240
80% 146 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 691
66% 546 Pts
64-Core 798
49% 798 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$246
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 516.59
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
36.6% Below average
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 91.4
Parallax 62.1
28% 62.9 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 47.8
46% 56.2 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 Evo 250GB-$49
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 323 333 327 303 304 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 344
Mixed 286
SusWrite 321
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 37.2
121% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 266
227% 333 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 132%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
792GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 133 156 167 139 162 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 55.2
Write 61.2
Mixed 28
SusWrite 152
54% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.7
93% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KF3200C16D4/8GX 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68% Good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 27.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 23.4
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68%
Great: 113%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 33: 4R 2G 7B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
33% 15% 89 301 231 60 23.8" 1920 1080 NVS2380 HDMI
Typical GA-A520M AORUS ELITE Builds (Compare 203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A520M AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $249
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