Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 69.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.2% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:03
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-6500-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.7% Good
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 95.6
76% 95.7 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 359
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 398
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$295
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 200
Parallax 208
68% 212 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 209
Splatting 166
75% 174 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
60GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 495
Write 403
Mixed 411
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 22.9
128% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 22.4
51% 99.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
833GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 174
Mixed 143
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.31
98% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$210
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 22.2
SC Mixed 19
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 82.1
49% 82.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 106%
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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 2,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $826
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