Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics8.49% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive57.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 16:38
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i3-7100-$114
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 119
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 316
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 324
48% 324 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
8.49% Terrible
Lighting 21.4
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 22
7% 23.3 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 34.2
10% 24.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.49%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$83
72GB free
Firmware: 0C3G37R5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 462
Write 228
Mixed 239
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 11.4
80% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 53
DQ Mixed 8.52
16% 30.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$46
733GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 143
Write 140
Mixed 129
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.01
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.27
114% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 87%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$9
13GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 36.3
Write 11.5
Mixed 11.9
20% 19.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.43
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.79
90% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSB.8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 23.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 91%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 18%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $338
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