Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics58.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170511
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:58
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i7-7700-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67.5% Good
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 84.2
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 336
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 585
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 625
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 167
Reflection 166
Parallax 176
53% 170 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 168
Splatting 119
62% 144 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
95GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 504
Write 200
Mixed 255
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 13.2
96% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 50.9
59% 95.7 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
15GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 9.7
Mixed 13.6
21% 20.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.91
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 1.47
130% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
34.3% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 11.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 8.7
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 87.7
46% 87.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 82%
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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 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $782
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