Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 77.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36.6% 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)
Boot Drive114% 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '21 at 20:26
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 way below expectations (13th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Memory 65.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 250
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 774
80% 626 Pts
64-Core 975
65% 975 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.11.1
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
36.6% Below average
Lighting 45.2
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 57.5
36% 44.1 fps
MRender 30.3
Gravity 48.4
Splatting 24.3
37% 34.3 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS500G2B0B 500GB
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 411 421 430 405 416 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 462
Mixed 330
SusWrite 414
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 51.2
179% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 268
208% 285 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
466GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 219 218 215 219 215 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 483
Mixed 356
SusWrite 250
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 51.4
181% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 269
228% 334 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
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 way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 24.8
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 20.3
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 109%

 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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