Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 17:11
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-7600-$219
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 117
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 473
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 397
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Lighting 242
Reflection 205
Parallax 238
74% 228 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 224
Splatting 166
78% 181 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$85
405GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 114
Write 150
Mixed 127
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 0.45
124% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 60%
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
579GB free
Firmware: 77.04D77 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 73.9
Write 60.3
Mixed 61.9
49% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 58%
12GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
6.71% Terrible
Read 24.5
Write 7.07
Mixed 10.7
15% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.78
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
26% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.71%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2800 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.6% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 23.9
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX B250F GAMING Builds (Compare 682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $134

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $664
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