Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.03% 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 Drive48.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 18 '21 at 14:34
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User HKG-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$340
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Memory 82.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
79% 138 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 455
50% 385 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8682
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
5.03% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 7.4
Parallax 7.5
5% 6.9 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 10.4
6% 8.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.03%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3Z40107
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 44 90 196 15 242 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
48.1% Average
Read 467
Write 371
Mixed 340
SusWrite 142
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 22.2
4K Mixed 13.7
62% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 72.4
DQ Write 21.8
DQ Mixed 20.3
22% 38.2 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 100%
WD WD6400AAVS-00G9B1 640GB
206GB free
Firmware: 05.04C05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 85 87 87 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 61.9
Write 54.7
Mixed 41.6
SusWrite 86.2
45% 61.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 49%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2010)-$33
339GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 88 90 89 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 85.1
Write 83.7
Mixed 52.2
SusWrite 88.8
57% 77.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905702-014.A00G 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 18.8
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 75.6
53% 75.6 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27" 1280 720 PHLC0C8 PHL 274E5
Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 6,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $534
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