Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.74% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive56.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170310
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:02
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-7500-$194
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
74.8% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 370
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 439
66% 442 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4534
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
7.74% Terrible
Lighting 22.9
Reflection 28.5
Parallax 23.8
7% 25.1 fps
MRender 16.2
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 35.9
10% 24 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.74%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$75
137GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 455
Write 245
Mixed 253
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 8.65
69% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 5.68
26% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSCK.8FBD 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
42% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 11.4
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $504
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