Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 62.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.5% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 01:58
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-7400-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
62.9% Good
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 98.5
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 301
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 362
MC Mixed 371
54% 358 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$86
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 181
Parallax 277
73% 223 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 203
Splatting 128
67% 154 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 172
Mixed 155
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.23
104% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
42.4% Average
MC Read 15.6
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 11.9
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 12.7
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.4%
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 4,877 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 - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $337
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