Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.5% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive90.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '21 at 04:09
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Memory 73.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 252
86% 154 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 669
68% 538 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Asus(1043 85F4) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Lighting 17.6
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 18.4
14% 18 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 16.4
15% 17 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC308 SATA 512GB
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 364 213 386 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 427
Write 384
Mixed 262
SusWrite 315
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 30.7
128% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 246
211% 312 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 98%
CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB
892GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 398 422 427 430 426 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 480
Write 393
Mixed 394
SusWrite 416
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 21.8
96% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 36.2
86% 173 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 101%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
0GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 424
Write 386
Mixed 369
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 37.5
133% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 301
216% 275 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
1TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 197 203 204 210 207 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 129
Write 178
Mixed 72.9
SusWrite 201
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.1
141% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 175 178 178 181 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 151
Write 153
Mixed 101
SusWrite 177
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 0.8
405% 3.7 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT16G4DFD824A.C16FAD 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 24.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 92.8
43% 92.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 6,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $525
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