Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.6% 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 Drive271% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '21 at 07:33
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$236
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 81.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 244
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 796
79% 630 Pts
64-Core 1037
70% 1037 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
Sapphire(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1284 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.2.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
49.6% Average
Lighting 61.3
Reflection 60.9
Parallax 81.4
50% 67.9 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 61.8
Splatting 44.6
50% 55.9 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 724 390 383 385 383 383 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,543
Write 2,172
Mixed 1,566
SusWrite 441
374% 1,681 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 92.6
308% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 1,091
DQ Mixed 1,144
834% 1,081 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 271%
Great: 281%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
371GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 118 121 122 121 121 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 205
Write 192
Mixed 110
SusWrite 120
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 109%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA662 500GB
244GB free
Firmware: JP2OA41A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 125 125 125 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 139
Write 131
Mixed 68.8
SusWrite 125
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 78%
SanDisk Cruzer Switch 32GB
6GB free, PID 5572
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 5.2 4.5 7.7 7.4 6.2 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
8.62% Terrible
Read 29.4
Write 12.4
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 6.1
14% 13.1 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 2.5
124% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.62%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown AR32C16S8K2HU416R 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 35.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 26.1
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 34.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 106%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 37,835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $645
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