Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 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 Drive33.3% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190118
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateOct 14 '19 at 16:58
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$110
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 221
73% 158 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 676
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 904
61% 904 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 198
Parallax 198
55% 202 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 199
Splatting 166
55% 171 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1Z40102
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 71 48 62 97 47 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 484
Write 429
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 97.8
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.4
30% 8.07 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
103GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 151 155 155 154 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 141
Write 122
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 153
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
215% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 31.8
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 26.3
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 94.3
42% 94.3 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96%
Great: 104%
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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 11,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $448
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