Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.76% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190912
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '20 at 00:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.3% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 226
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 758
76% 603 Pts
64-Core 951
64% 951 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Zotac(19DA 5194) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
9.76% Terrible
Lighting 33
Reflection 33.5
Parallax 29.4
9% 32 fps
MRender 31.8
Gravity 34
Splatting 34.2
10% 33.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.76%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 301 304 302 299 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 476
Mixed 398
SusWrite 316
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 55.7
185% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 368
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 113%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$82
949GB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 110 110 108 111 111 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 61.4
SusWrite 110
73% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 42.1
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.8
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 27.6
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 104%
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 B450M-A Builds (Compare 19,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $464
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