Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics32.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170428
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 23 '20 at 23:10
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Memory 86.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 384
52% 384 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
32.1% Below average
Lighting 131
Reflection 78.2
Parallax 118
34% 109 fps
MRender 78.2
Gravity 119
Splatting 80.7
32% 92.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
496GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 123 118 126 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67% Good
Read 125
Write 145
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 108
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
66% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 20.4
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66%
Great: 104%
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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 11,996 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $613
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