Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 00:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$190
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 212
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 413
56% 411 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
Gigabyte(1458 4014) ≥ 4GB; Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GAMING OC 6G
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.9% Very good
Lighting 283
Reflection 219
Parallax 259
74% 254 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 240
Splatting 171
71% 219 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 181 168 161 165 162 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 491
Write 448
Mixed 270
SusWrite 165
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 36.4
153% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 210
171% 248 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
145GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 155 156 160 157 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 156
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
178GB free
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 117 117 112 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 180
Write 127
Mixed 83
SusWrite 116
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 21.9
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.5
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 2,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $591
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Intel Core i7-9700K $328Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $47
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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