Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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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 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 70.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.17% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-A  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 11:03
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 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 i5-7400-$184
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
70.7% Very good
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 365
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 377
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6373
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
5.17% Terrible
Lighting 18.4
Reflection 25.4
Parallax 20.1
6% 21.3 fps
MRender 13.5
Gravity 15.8
Splatting 0.3
5% 9.87 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.17%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
629GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 113 148 133 139 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 144
Write 151
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 132
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 11.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 50%
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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 B250M-A Builds (Compare 8,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $362
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