Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 63.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive121% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:55
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 Pentium G4600-$74
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
63.9% Good
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 107
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 301
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 306
45% 302 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX7000 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CB1.1.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 1,143
Write 536
Mixed 681
173% 787 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 30.6
131% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 11.7
26% 49.5 MB/s
Poor: 91%
This bench: 121%
Great: 133%
SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
4GB free, PID 556b
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Read 23.7
Write 10.8
Mixed 13
18% 15.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.01
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 1.38
129% 3.05 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 60.9
66% 60.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 84%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $361
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