Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics52.7% 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)
Boot Drive34.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 05 '20 at 23:23
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Memory 78.3
1-Core 133
2-Core 250
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 796
81% 638 Pts
64-Core 961
64% 961 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.7% Above average
Lighting 188
Reflection 169
Parallax 254
49% 204 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 194
Splatting 126
53% 153 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 240GB (2018)-$34
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 81 55 66 45 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 305
Write 278
Mixed 162
SusWrite 82.3
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 8.1
50% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 11
DQ Write 90
DQ Mixed 35.3
32% 45.4 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 218 215 217 217 220 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3000 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46.2% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15.4
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 15.9
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 83.8
48% 83.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 17,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $490
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