Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. 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 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161108
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 23:01
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
75.8% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 441
58% 431 Pts
64-Core 439
30% 439 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
Lighting 327
Reflection 291
Parallax 332
86% 317 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 289
Splatting 225
79% 237 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 118 117 122 114 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 401
Mixed 374
SusWrite 145
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 59.5
188% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$35
113GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 133 136 139 125 130 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 116
Write 122
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 133
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
72% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 21.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21.6
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 9,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $311
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HDDRAMUSB
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