Asus PRIME B350M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B350M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 17:35
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
76.5% Very good
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 346
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 862
MC Float 920
MC Mixed 902
134% 894 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.4% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 179
Parallax 193
62% 192 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
885GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 169
Mixed 143
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.21
68% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB-$112
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2933 MHz clocked @ 1467 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 34.1
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 28
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME B350M-A Builds (Compare 2,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $814
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