Asus PRIME B250M-K

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.75% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive121% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-K  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 16 '18 at 23:19
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (60th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500T
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Memory 78.9
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 155
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 222
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4551
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.75% Terrible
Lighting 7.03
Reflection 9.96
Parallax 7.03
6% 8.01 fps
MRender 5.95
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 15.3
4% 9.27 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.75%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$42
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 267 260 260 259 259 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 794
Write 816
Mixed 765
SusWrite 273
149% 662 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 43.8
148% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 572
436% 587 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 140%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$16
466GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 132 134 133 133 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 125
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 133
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$39
466GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 120 120 120 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 124
Write 114
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 120
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.8% Below average
MC Read 12
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-K Builds (Compare 2,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-K - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $428
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