Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 57%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:48
Run Duration334 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 above expectations (85th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 327
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 324
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 69.1
Parallax 104
35% 97 fps
MRender 80.4
Gravity 103
Splatting 75.3
37% 86.3 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 179
Mixed 164
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.17
84% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 32GB
22GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
6.38% Terrible
Read 30.8
Write 3.19
Mixed 6
12% 13.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.01
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
19% 1.68 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.38%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 10.2
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 11.3
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 37.2%
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 3,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $310
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