Asus STRIX B250F GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 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 68.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics45.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive75.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250F GAMING  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161110
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJun 17 '19 at 22:40
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CUB-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
68.1% Good
Memory 73.1
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 168
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 502
54% 422 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45.5% Average
Lighting 173
Reflection 156
Parallax 168
46% 166 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 162
Splatting 110
46% 135 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 1TB-$115
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 318 276 289 274 274 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
75.2% Very good
Read 387
Write 368
Mixed 274
SusWrite 291
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 25.5
88% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 259
214% 308 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 119%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
111GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 111 115 113 111 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 103
Write 83
Mixed 68
SusWrite 113
68% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 8.6
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX B250F GAMING Builds (Compare 7,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250F GAMING - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $913
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