Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics136% 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 Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 03:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i3-6100-$121
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
60.7% Good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 281
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 291
43% 289 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$530
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 313
Parallax 380
123% 367 fps
MRender 380
Gravity 408
Splatting 200
145% 329 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 136%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 352 385 391 386 390 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 483
Mixed 365
SusWrite 378
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 50.8
174% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 281
231% 329 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$139
2TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 152 155 160 154 158 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 144
Write 166
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 157
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
307% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.9% Average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 92%
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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 6,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $340
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