Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive164% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '21 at 03:36
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 30%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$184
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 68.4
1-Core 110
2-Core 223
75% 134 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 641
67% 527 Pts
64-Core 832
56% 832 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.6% Above average
Lighting 63.2
Reflection 61.6
Parallax 84.9
51% 69.9 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 68.4
Splatting 46.1
54% 59.2 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 500GB SSD
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303226
SusWrite @10s intervals: 808 542 547 537 549 497 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,238
Write 2,122
Mixed 1,346
SusWrite 580
299% 1,322 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 56.2
181% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 489
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 687
464% 560 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 164%
Great: 247%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 194 200 206 201 203 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 169
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 200
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
137% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 102%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $609
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