Asus PRIME B350M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B350M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 03:54
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$113
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
24.6% Poor
1-Core 39.5
2-Core 77.9
28% 58.7 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 226
23% 182 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 193
Parallax 226
52% 206 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 198
Splatting 158
53% 166 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM01.1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 330
Write 262
Mixed 243
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 23
4K Mixed 1
42% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 16.3
DQ Mixed 25.9
38% 75.1 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 98%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
22GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 91 90 91 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 97.2
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 91
64% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.9% Good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 17.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 109%
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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 B350M-A Builds (Compare 13,315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $620
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