Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Gaming 26%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.7% 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 Drive351% 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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200714
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 12 '20 at 13:20
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G-$145
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Memory 78
1-Core 122
2-Core 224
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 689
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics
Asus(1043 876B) 3GB
Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 52.1
Parallax 100
18% 74.2 fps
MRender 33.4
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 55.3
20% 55.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$170
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1849 1979 1987 2021 2062 2061 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
351% Outstanding
Read 2,678
Write 2,121
Mixed 1,309
SusWrite 1,993
453% 2,025 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 78.2
265% 93.8 MB/s
DQ Read 972
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 895
673% 900 MB/s
Poor: 234%
This bench: 351%
Great: 395%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
908GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 183 185 186 187 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 178
Mixed 104
SusWrite 185
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 36.1
MC Mixed 30.8
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 42.4
SC Mixed 28.7
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 84.3
48% 84.3 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.9%
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 20,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $552
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