Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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.
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 above expectations (82nd 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-$85
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd 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: 49%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SX7000NP 256GB
223GB free
Firmware: CB1.1.1
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
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-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th 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: 43%
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.

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 1,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $343
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