Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics83.6% 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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 21 '21 at 02:26
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%
Watch Gameplay: 2060 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$187
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Memory 81.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 205
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 634
65% 515 Pts
64-Core 812
54% 812 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.6% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 103
Parallax 104
86% 104 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 95.5
Splatting 90.2
81% 104 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Amd-raid WDS500G3X0C-00SJ 500GB
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 16 15 15 15 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 173
Write 620
Mixed 242
SusWrite 46.9
200% 271 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
306% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 344%
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$30
131GB free
Firmware: 3.ADA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 55 56 56 55 54 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 56.3
Write 55.8
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 55.2
38% 51.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 42%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 168 170 159 165 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 147
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 163
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
101% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 32.7
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 25.9
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 77.8
51% 77.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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: 72% - Very good Total price: $675
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