Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.6% 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)
Boot Drive239% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 06:36
Run Duration223 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$133
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
76% Very good
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 635
69% 532 Pts
64-Core 908
61% 908 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2888) 3GB
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Lighting 210
Reflection 175
Parallax 274
57% 220 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 241
Splatting 115
58% 174 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$27
106GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 140 86 86 86 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 469
Write 404
Mixed 375
SusWrite 120
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 21.9
107% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 33.7
81% 164 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 77%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1117 879 875 868 858 864 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
239% Outstanding
Read 2,422
Write 2,257
Mixed 1,806
SusWrite 910
414% 1,849 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 68.1
221% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 429
313% 408 MB/s
Poor: 222%
This bench: 239%
Great: 338%
SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB-$54
172GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 154 192 165 180 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 472
Write 432
Mixed 384
SusWrite 191
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 21.1
106% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 33.9
89% 182 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
608GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 159 159 159 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 148
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 158
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 45.3
MC Write 42.9
MC Mixed 36.2
118% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 25.8
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 31.5
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
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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 B450M-A Builds (Compare 8,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $492
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