Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.43% 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 Drive106% 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.
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 PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:55
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$189
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 441
100% 444 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 445
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4551
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
7.43% Terrible
Lighting 21
Reflection 27.8
Parallax 23.6
7% 24.1 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 19.8
Splatting 35.9
10% 23.9 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.43%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 120GB
44GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 396
Mixed 409
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 41.5
157% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 86.8
127% 240 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 178
Mixed 176
138% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.23
89% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Seagate FreeAgent 1.5TB
263GB free, PID 3008
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Read 40.3
Write 41.6
Mixed 12.6
38% 31.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-110.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.3% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.7
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 12.8
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 45%
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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 848 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 - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $350
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