Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive200% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 22:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X-$180
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 97.4
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 363
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 895
MC Float 775
MC Mixed 879
128% 850 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$78
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1334 300 295 267 126 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,720
Write 1438
Mixed 1,049
SusWrite 403
257% 1,153 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 64.4
214% 74.1 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 849
DQ Mixed 953
702% 923 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 200%
Great: 270%
PNY USB 3.0 FD 64GB
29GB free, PID 00de
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 148
Write 81.7
Mixed 83.8
121% 104 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 1.4
91% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 9% Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 26
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 18.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 96.9
41% 96.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75%
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 B450M-A Builds (Compare 1,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $524
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