Asus PRIME B250M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 17%
Desktop 116%
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.45% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive338% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180511
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 07:21
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$318
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
76.7% Very good
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 622
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
6.45% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 28.3
Parallax 25.8
6% 26 fps
MRender 24.1
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 36.6
6% 27.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.45%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$98
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2304 825 825 828 827 825 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
338% Outstanding
Read 2,720
Write 2,492
Mixed 1,945
SusWrite 1,072
460% 2,057 MB/s
4K Read 72.1
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 101
341% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,373
DQ Write 1,224
DQ Mixed 1,276
963% 1,291 MB/s
Poor: 209%
This bench: 338%
Great: 336%
WD Elements 1TB
378GB free, PID 10a2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Write 1
Mixed 1
2% 1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
16% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 11% Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron CT4G4DFS8213.8FA11 Crucial CT8G4DFD824A.C16FHP Patriot PSD44G213381 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.4% Good
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 74%
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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 9,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $332
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