Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics92.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 17:47
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
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 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$196
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
64.9% Good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 192
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 323
39% 294 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Lighting 116
Reflection 114
Parallax 123
94% 118 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 108
Splatting 88
90% 110 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 31 58 81 105 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 66
Write 81.2
Mixed 49.2
SusWrite 71.5
49% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
73GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 141 129 143 117 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 174
Write 164
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 133
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$94
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 23.9
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 5,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $525
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