Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 71.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.93% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 04 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$150
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Memory 74.9
1-Core 101
2-Core 193
71% 123 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 623
62% 495 Pts
64-Core 865
58% 865 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R7 240
XFX(1682 7240) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.10.1
Relative performance (0th percentile)
1.93% Terrible
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 6.23
Parallax 6.19
0% 4.17 fps
MRender 5.33
Gravity 5
Splatting 6.48
4% 5.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 1.93%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
860GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 25 57 63 73 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 10.5
Write 23.8
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 50.4
17% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
22% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL17-17-17 D4-2400 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2666 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.7
48% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $671
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