Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:35
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-7500-$198
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 425
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 431
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 301
Parallax 311
98% 310 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 288
Splatting 232
103% 241 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 128GB
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 473
Write 299
Mixed 373
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 16.8
76% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.3
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 12
17% 31 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 161
Write 131
Mixed 139
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.11
39% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
513GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 109%
WD WD1600BEVS-22UST0 160GB
149GB free
Firmware: 08.01G08 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
24% Poor
Read 43.6
Write 39.7
Mixed 41.2
31% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.26
69% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 21.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 79%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 4,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $322
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $73
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $146SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback