Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive78.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170908
Uptime5 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '18 at 00:59
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-6700-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 428
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 641
MC Mixed 620
91% 611 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$230
CLim: 1535 MHz, MLim: 2200 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 182
Parallax 268
30% 150 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 200
Splatting 129
69% 158 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX300 240GB-$81
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 510
Write 337
Mixed 232
79% 360 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 26
77% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 72.8
114% 218 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 97.7
Write 121
Mixed 107
82% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.18
86% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.8% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 27.1
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 89%
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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 4,581 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $344
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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