Asus STRIX B250G GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250G GAMING  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:23
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-6100-$119
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 310
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 315
46% 309 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
450GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 138 142 137 150 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 164
Write 152
Mixed 84.1
SusWrite 138
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
9GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.1 7.2 9.4 9.7 10 11 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 39.2
Write 10.3
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 9.2
21% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 2.6
168% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX B250G GAMING Builds (Compare 1,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250G GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $527
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