Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.99% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:04
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$183
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Memory 88.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 201
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 392
54% 395 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7989
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
4.99% Terrible
Lighting 18.9
Reflection 24.5
Parallax 21.9
5% 21.8 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 17.8
Splatting 10.4
5% 14.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.99%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 67 90 81 91 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 416
Write 180
Mixed 278
SusWrite 75.7
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 17.9
75% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 41
43% 71.8 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 56%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
14GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.9 4 6.4 4 6.4 3.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 23.3
Write 5.5
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 4.8
14% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 2.7
194% 3.53 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
39.5% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 10.8
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 11.7
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 3,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $577
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