Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 02:36
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X-$247
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 81.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 242
85% 149 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 884
85% 682 Pts
64-Core 1,324
89% 1,324 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3799) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
12% Very poor
Lighting 46.8
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 45.5
12% 41.4 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 49.9
Splatting 42.6
12% 34.9 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 12%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
466GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 93 61 76 129 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 173
Write 156
Mixed 78.3
SusWrite 93.8
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$47
520GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 162 162 162 162 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 164
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 162
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$145
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 126 112 118 140 146 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 93.6
Write 125
Mixed 69.6
SusWrite 127
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.6
228% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Group Inc. TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 29.2
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 26.7
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 28,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $479
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