Asus PRIME B250M-PLUS

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 94.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics30.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive247% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-PLUS  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170323
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '18 at 08:31
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-7700K-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 460
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 643
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Asus(1043 043A) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
30.2% Below average
Lighting 89.3
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 115
30% 95.8 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 72
Splatting 86.7
30% 72.6 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$110
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
247% Outstanding
Read 2,016
Write 1,287
Mixed 1,200
332% 1,501 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 51.1
221% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 600
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 205
224% 384 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 247%
Great: 258%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$144
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.7% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.8
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 22.1
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 102%
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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-PLUS Builds (Compare 1,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-PLUS - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $622
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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