Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics10.6% 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 Drive82.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:02
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$115
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 118
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 311
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 314
46% 311 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$228
Nvidia(10DE 0000) 3GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 902 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
10.6% Very poor
Lighting 28.5
Reflection 29.1
Parallax 25.7
8% 27.8 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 29.5
Splatting 29.6
12% 28.9 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 74%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
138GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 492
Write 397
Mixed 413
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 21.6
123% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 86.9
DQ Mixed 22.5
28% 46.9 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 10.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 47%
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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 2,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $341
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HDDRAMUSB
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