Asus PRIME B250M-C

Performance Results

Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 55%
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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. 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 60%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.84% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME B250M-C  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '20 at 18:31
Run Duration240 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3-6100-$115
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 180
71% 145 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 296
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
4.84% Terrible
Lighting 20
Reflection 21.4
Parallax 20.2
5% 20.5 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 17.7
Splatting 32.3
5% 20.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.84%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 169 198 192 188 197 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 416
Write 278
Mixed 303
SusWrite 208
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 36.2
127% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 91.3
74% 106 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 122%
Toshiba External USB HDD 500GB
221GB free, PID a004
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 30 34 34 34 35 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Read 37.3
Write 33.5
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 33.5
43% 32.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
77% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.3% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 9.7
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 90%
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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-C Builds (Compare 1,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-C

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $664
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