Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 62%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (9th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 91 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. 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 57.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 07:04
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.3% Above average
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 181
63% 135 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 516
52% 409 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 296
Reflection 254
Parallax 287
78% 279 fps
MRender 188
Gravity 278
Splatting 216
76% 228 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 444
Write 387
Mixed 339
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 40.8
133% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 280
224% 316 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$40
44GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 104 106 104 105 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 40.5
Write 90.7
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 102
46% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
333% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
32.2% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.8
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.1
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 93
43% 93 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 103%
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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 10,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $331
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