Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 121
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 482
109% 482 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 483
72% 482 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$124
Nvidia(10DE 1C82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 119
36% 106 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.2
39% 91.1 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
836GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 146
Mixed 145
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.29
114% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 10.8
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 10.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 42%
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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 1,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $343
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