Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive30.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180327
Uptime1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:38
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-7100-$116
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
70.1% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 325
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 318
48% 320 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 85D6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 81.5
Parallax 121
37% 108 fps
MRender 81.9
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.4
40% 93 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE300000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.9% Below average
Read 462
Write 15.2
Mixed 86.6
40% 188 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 4.87
4K Mixed 2.26
31% 7.91 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 23.5
DQ Mixed 2.73
19% 47.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 50%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
552GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 154
Mixed 146
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.28
91% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
44.4% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 12.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B250M-A Builds (Compare 5,647 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $334
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