Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 00:07
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i7-7700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 490
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 748
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 404
Mixed 419
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 22.6
126% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 22.3
76% 163 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 168
Mixed 175
132% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 16GB-$8
11GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
19.3% Very poor
Read 37.7
Write 21
Mixed 27.4
34% 28.7 MB/s
4K Read 5.11
4K Write 2.63
4K Mixed 1.45
158% 3.06 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$155
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 22.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 103%
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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 2,877 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $767
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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