Asus PRIME B450M-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive315% 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.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B450M-A  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201202
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '21 at 19:30
Run Duration217 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X-$286
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Memory 77.6
1-Core 142
2-Core 279
92% 166 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 843
86% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,096
74% 1,096 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
MSI(1462 C757) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.4% Very good
Lighting 91.6
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 83.2
74% 88.2 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 79.4
Splatting 72.1
68% 88.4 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$75
401GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2239 827 816 823 827 823 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
315% Outstanding
Read 2,648
Write 2,429
Mixed 1,823
SusWrite 1,059
445% 1,990 MB/s
4K Read 68.8
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 93.8
312% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,278
DQ Write 840
DQ Mixed 1,073
797% 1,064 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 315%
Great: 330%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
112GB free
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 374 356 377 356 377 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 400
Write 378
Mixed 299
SusWrite 369
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 36.8
142% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 253
211% 303 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$49
464GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 160 165 159 165 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 162
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
573GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 115 115 113 115 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
49.8% Average
Read 59.9
Write 64.9
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 114
53% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$88
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
76.9% Very good
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 30.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 29.5
70% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 85.1
47% 85.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 107%

 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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