Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Gaming 61%
Desktop 114%
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.2% 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 Drive277% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 00:25
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$141
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Memory 84.9
1-Core 112
2-Core 226
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 763
76% 606 Pts
64-Core 954
64% 954 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver:
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Lighting 200
Reflection 183
Parallax 269
53% 217 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 131
56% 160 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 813 743 590 507 379 955 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
277% Outstanding
Read 2,658
Write 1,043
Mixed 1,191
SusWrite 664
306% 1,389 MB/s
4K Read 66.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 86.3
294% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 813
DQ Write 927
DQ Mixed 478
469% 739 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 277%
Great: 280%
Crucial MX500 250GB-$49
185GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 467 463 408 207 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 467
Mixed 455
SusWrite 364
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57
191% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 280
236% 342 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 119%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 33.6
110% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 26.4
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 28.7
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
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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 28,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $480
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