Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56% 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 Drive93.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180824
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 01:42
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 91.5
75% 93.3 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 337
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 744
MC Float 842
MC Mixed 789
118% 792 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 174
Parallax 185
60% 186 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 190
Splatting 0.2
53% 112 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D SATA M.2 250GB-$50
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 185 186 189 192 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 292
Mixed 248
SusWrite 190
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 43.8
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 234
191% 272 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 41.6
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 33.5
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.4
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 93.3
43% 93.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B450M-A Builds (Compare 3,491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $463
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