Asus PRIME B350M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics35.2% 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 Drive191% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B350M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170620
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:00
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$220
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 350
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 1,240
MC Float 1,277
MC Mixed 1,280
190% 1,266 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Asus(1043 85D7) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35.2% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 68.1
Parallax 102
33% 92.9 fps
MRender 79
Gravity 103
Splatting 75.4
37% 85.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.2%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$128
172GB free
Firmware: C2.2.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,850
Write 1,044
Mixed 1,303
309% 1,399 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 43.7
149% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 78.3
77% 123 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 191%
Great: 214%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
304GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 136
Write 149
Mixed 135
106% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3250820AS 250GB-$22
233GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 73.6
Write 69.9
Mixed 76.2
55% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.39
94% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 44%
Maxtor 6L250S0 251GB-$46
227GB free
Firmware: BANC1G10 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 53.7
Write 54
Mixed 63.3
43% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 4.21
4K Mixed 0.29
133% 1.68 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
MC Read 40.7
MC Write 34.6
MC Mixed 30.9
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 38.7
SC Mixed 26.8
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 80.5
50% 80.5 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $783
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