Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.8% 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 Drive141% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210714
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 20 '21 at 16:32
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7600K-$224
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 85.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 480
65% 478 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9316
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 5.7
Parallax 8.4
5% 6.93 fps
Gravity 9.7
Splatting 0.2
10% 4.95 fps
Poor: 3% Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.8% Poor
Lighting 36.4
Reflection 41
Parallax 37.8
29% 38.4 fps
MRender 36.7
Gravity 37.6
Splatting 27.4
30% 33.9 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 497 159 157 156 154 151 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 1502
Write 1,029
Mixed 428
SusWrite 212
175% 793 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 39.1
173% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 477
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 317
247% 345 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 141%
Great: 236%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
134GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 113 116 114 113 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
52% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 186
Mixed 145
SusWrite 117
31% 136 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 23.8
110% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 136
114% 164 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52%
Great: 82%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
78GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 309 309 306 284 307 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 434
Mixed 377
SusWrite 310
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 58.7
184% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 169
179% 297 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 111%
Great: 123%
Jmicron Tech 500GB
311GB free
Firmware: 0407
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 56 33 0 47 59 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 102
Write 96.6
Mixed 45
SusWrite 42.2
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 65%
Rsh-339 ASM1153E 2TB
432GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 38 38 35 39 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 38.5
Write 35.4
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 37.3
26% 35.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 102%
ASMT 2115 250GB
163GB free, PID 1153
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 229 232 220 182 231 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
162% Outstanding
Read 225
Write 196
Mixed 139
SusWrite 213
258% 193 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 17.1
1,519% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 18.7
DQ Write 36.2
DQ Mixed 18.7
1,937% 24.5 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 162%
Great: 210%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS824A.C8FAD1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
46.3% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 13.9
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 89%

 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 8 6 60 27" 1280 720 SAM0D32 C27F390
Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 7,234 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $529
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