Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive32.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190729
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 22:31
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$163
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
69.9% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 664
67% 529 Pts
64-Core 1077
72% 1077 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX500 240GB-$32
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 69 107 78 81 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 485
Write 448
Mixed 3.3
SusWrite 127
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 6.5
17% 5.37 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 104%
Kingston A400 480GB-$53
158GB free
Firmware: SBFKK1B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 465 468 469 471 471 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 432
Write 445
Mixed 375
SusWrite 415
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 35.5
132% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 171
163% 249 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 102%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
500GB free
Firmware: SBM3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 103 102 102 102 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 77
Write 139
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 101
68% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.7
217% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.9
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 28.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 32.7
SC Mixed 26.2
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 102%
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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 12,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $419
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