Asus STRIX B250H GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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. 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 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus STRIX B250H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime3 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '18 at 17:38
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84.3% Excellent
1-Core 124
2-Core 238
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 490
67% 489 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 233
Reflection 209
Parallax 221
61% 221 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 210
Splatting 168
58% 176 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
624GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 165
Mixed 158
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.21
100% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
PNY 8GBF1X08JEEE36-12-K 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.4% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 13.4
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.3 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical STRIX B250H GAMING Builds (Compare 2,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus STRIX B250H GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $703
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