Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 117%
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 23:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
SC Int 110
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 123
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 414
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 1,008
MC Float 1,013
MC Mixed 1,026
152% 1,016 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$170
Asus(1043 04C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver:
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 171
Parallax 236
63% 197 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 179
Splatting 124
64% 147 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$78
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1341 304 305 305 304 304 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,267
Write 1,460
Mixed 1,214
SusWrite 477
300% 1,355 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 75.5
256% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 978
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 999
737% 968 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 242%
Great: 275%
29GB free, PID 00de
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 174
Write 86.1
Mixed 88.9
132% 116 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 1.5
100% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 9% Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$135
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 27.1
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 28.6
SC Mixed 23.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 2,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
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Desktop 72%
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $470
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