Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 15 '21 at 18:18
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 3600 How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$290
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 68.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 229
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 738
74% 584 Pts
64-Core 965
65% 965 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
Nvidia(10DE 139E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 143
Reflection 139
Parallax 143
115% 142 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 126
Splatting 108
103% 126 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 110%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$70
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,457
Write 1,783
Mixed 1,624
433% 1,954 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 67.1
216% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,269
DQ Write 997
DQ Mixed 1,145
853% 1,137 MB/s
Poor: 210% Great: 318%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
290GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 173 176 175 177 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 129
Write 113
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 172
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
196% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 25.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 20.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

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