Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.3% 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.
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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170607
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:44
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 as expected (43rd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 452
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 672
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 198
Parallax 211
68% 211 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 206
Splatting 164
74% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 172
Write 119
Mixed 117
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.22
101% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.4% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 19.6
65% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 64.4%
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 2,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $821
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