Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive56.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 04:08
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.5% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 291
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 323
52% 346 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 220
Reflection 193
Parallax 208
67% 207 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 199
Splatting 154
71% 165 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$114
34GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 506
Write 69.5
Mixed 99.6
48% 225 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 20.4
101% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 39.8
DQ Write 49.4
DQ Mixed 17.9
21% 35.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
553GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 190
Mixed 170
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.14
82% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.7% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 23.6
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 90%
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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 1,982 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: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $351
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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