Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics55.8% 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 Drive36.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190307
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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-$139
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.3% Good
Memory 69.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 204
73% 128 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 625
63% 498 Pts
64-Core 770
52% 770 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1425 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.1
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.8% Above average
Lighting 194
Reflection 181
Parallax 269
51% 215 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 205
Splatting 128
56% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 157 157 157 226 215 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.7% Below average
Read 168
Write 115
Mixed 65.3
SusWrite 184
30% 133 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 15.2
58% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 25.4
DQ Mixed 21.8
17% 23.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 94%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
35% Below average
MC Read 12.6
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 11.6
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 35%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 17,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $490
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