Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive42.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 15:13
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$200
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
69.8% Good
Memory 65.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 224
75% 134 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 636
66% 518 Pts
64-Core 924
62% 924 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 109 79 34 25 24 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
42.1% Average
Read 438
Write 368
Mixed 313
SusWrite 74.8
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 10.3
60% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 9.7
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 12.7
22% 39.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$36
489GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 173 176 178 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 115
Mixed 74
SusWrite 176
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.7
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 20.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 24,159 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: 85% - Excellent Total price: $545
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