Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 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 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Run History
17 days ago, 13 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85% Excellent
Memory 71.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 268
87% 158 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 827
87% 679 Pts
64-Core 1,067
72% 1,067 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 85%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.3% Below average
Lighting 39.3
Reflection 43.2
Parallax 38.5
32% 40.3 fps
MRender 35.3
Gravity 38.5
Splatting 33.8
31% 35.9 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS250G32TND-3110A 250GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30060P00
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 494
Write 447
Mixed 402
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 46.6
160% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 310
245% 340 MB/s
Poor: 67% Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$28
135GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 104 132 114 107 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 80.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 108
62% 83.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
68.2% Good
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.6
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.8
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 24.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 98.5
41% 98.5 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 107%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 35,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
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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