Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (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. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.23% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171211
Uptime13 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:38
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i5-7400-$198
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 376
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 390
57% 384 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
7.23% Terrible
Lighting 19.1
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 19.9
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 16.5
Splatting 29.7
8% 20.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.23%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
164GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
66% Good
Read 123
Write 107
Mixed 116
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.16
64% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 66%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 95.5
Mixed 91
70% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.72
125% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905678-105.A00G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.1% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 11.1
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 12.1
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 47%
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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 4,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $370
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