Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 67.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.16% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20180824
Uptime20.3 Days
Run DateNov 24 '19 at 03:58
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$137
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.6% Good
1-Core 105
2-Core 204
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 697
65% 529 Pts
64-Core 954
64% 954 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 355.60
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
9.16% Terrible
Lighting 42.3
Reflection 35.3
Parallax 32.3
11% 36.6 fps
MRender 23.3
Gravity 33.3
Splatting 32.8
9% 29.8 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.16%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 91 86 88 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 262
Write 127
Mixed 184
SusWrite 90.2
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 30.5
128% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 78
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 101
76% 99.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 98 89 101 100 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 108
Write 97
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 96
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
199% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 1200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
85% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 28.5
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85%
Great: 95%
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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 15,761 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $453
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