Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics55.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 10:06
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.5% Above average
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 173
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 303
37% 278 Pts
64-Core 336
23% 336 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$148
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Lighting 202
Reflection 170
Parallax 214
53% 195 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 201
Splatting 161
56% 170 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$38
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 422
Write 318
Mixed 53
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 22.8
89% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 42.1
44% 75.1 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 80%
SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018)
57GB free
Firmware: 101140RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,856
Write 1,946
Mixed 1,595
402% 1,799 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 65.6
218% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,232
DQ Write 703
DQ Mixed 954
714% 963 MB/s
Poor: 158% Great: 275%
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
2GB free
Firmware: SBFK61E1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 421
Write 246
Mixed 314
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 1.2
70% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 14.8
DQ Mixed 17.2
31% 64.7 MB/s
Poor: 36% Great: 91%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
99GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 167 168 169 162 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 158
Mixed 82
SusWrite 164
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD2 BLS4G4D26BFSB.8FBD2 BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD2 BLS4G4D26BFSB.8FBD2 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.9% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 25.4
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 17.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 10,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $309
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