Asus B150M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 70%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 73.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics78% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus B150M-A  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160923
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 00:01
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 i5-6600-$217
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
73.6% Very good
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 384
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 394
59% 397 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
Gigabyte(1458 3773) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 256
Reflection 236
Parallax 150
67% 214 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 239
Splatting 190
86% 200 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 78%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
148GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 142
Mixed 126
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.32
77% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$177
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 24.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical B150M-A Builds (Compare 1,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus B150M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $775
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