Asus B150M-A D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 72.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus B150M-A D3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150710
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:44
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i5-6500-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.3% Very good
SC Int 93.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.2
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 378
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 376
56% 378 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
MaxC: 1911 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 368
Parallax 429
123% 398 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 384
Splatting 239
122% 286 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 126%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$69
640GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 133
Write 134
Mixed 137
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.18
63% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
101GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 166
Write 138
Mixed 119
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.15
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 14
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 75.5
53% 75.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M-A D3 Builds (Compare 349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus B150M-A D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $274
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