Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.4% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:55
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 95.7
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 373
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 372
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.1%
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. 24.20.100.6136
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
7.4% Terrible
Lighting 19.5
Reflection 22.4
Parallax 20.3
6% 20.7 fps
MRender 15.5
Gravity 17.2
Splatting 29.9
8% 20.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.4%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
809GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 170
Mixed 152
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.3
114% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 2400 2OZ 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.1% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 10.9
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 11.7
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.1%
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 4,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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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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