Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory7.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200714
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 23:29
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 80
1-Core 118
2-Core 244
83% 147 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 762
77% 609 Pts
64-Core 1,046
70% 1,046 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$334
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 338
Reflection 292
Parallax 336
89% 322 fps
MRender 283
Gravity 284
Splatting 191
84% 253 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 295 212 194 180 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 484
Mixed 380
SusWrite 253
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 61.4
206% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 370
278% 371 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
675GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 119 121 121 122 122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 129
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 121
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 33.5
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 32.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 80.4
50% 80.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 17,026 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $498
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