Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 17:41
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$170
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.5% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 209
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 389
53% 390 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 170
Parallax 183
60% 185 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 190
Splatting 147
69% 162 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 105 106 105 105 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 434
Write 408
Mixed 338
SusWrite 136
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 39.2
155% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 210
183% 273 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 90%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$68
661GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 122 122 121 122 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 126
Write 116
Mixed 81
SusWrite 122
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905702-082.A00G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.3% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 20.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 95%
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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 B250M-A Builds (Compare 8,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $343
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