Asus PRIME B250M-C

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 46.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-C  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime3 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 03:35
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$185
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.5% Average
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 156
59% 122 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 248
30% 227 Pts
64-Core 359
24% 359 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 391
Parallax 389
103% 391 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 409
Splatting 253
109% 300 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$63
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 404
Mixed 308
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 18.5
74% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 176
142% 205 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
367GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 139 133 135 134 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 136
Write 127
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 135
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 11.6
38% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 96%
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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-C Builds (Compare 1,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $713
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HDDRAMUSB
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