Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. 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 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.6% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 19:35
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$181
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
61.8% Good
Memory 59.1
1-Core 92.2
2-Core 182
63% 111 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 371
51% 371 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6374
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
4.6% Terrible
Lighting 5.73
Reflection 7.46
Parallax 4.75
5% 5.98 fps
MRender 3.95
Gravity 5.27
Splatting 10.6
3% 6.61 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.6%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$63
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 358
Write 324
Mixed 84
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 9.4
80% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 111
103% 164 MB/s
Poor: 47% Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
587GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 157 158 160 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 170
Mixed 93.7
SusWrite 157
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
222% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8ATF1G64AZ-2G3B1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
32.8% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 10.5
34% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.7
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.5
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 3,995 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $470
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HDDRAMUSB
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