Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics15.6% 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 Drive229% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 22:58
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$187
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 71.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
77% 137 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 762
77% 608 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
EVGA(3842 6336) 2GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
15.6% Very poor
Lighting 19.2
Reflection 18.9
Parallax 19.6
16% 19.2 fps
MRender 15.4
Gravity 20.1
Splatting 18.1
16% 17.9 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1479 1275 1241 1211 1139 1112 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
229% Outstanding
Read 1,694
Write 1,292
Mixed 832
SusWrite 1,243
283% 1265 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 48.4
158% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 745
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 732
571% 779 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 229%
Great: 341%
WDC WD60EDAZ-11BMZB0 6TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 178 174 180 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 197
Write 168
Mixed 111
SusWrite 177
37% 163 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 0.7
12% 4.57 MB/s
DQ Read 0.8
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 1.2
2% 4.43 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Flare X DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB-$115
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 45.6
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 35.4
117% 41 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 31.9
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 97.3
41% 97.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 121%

 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 84.6" 1280 701 SAM7017 SAMSUNG
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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $675
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