Asus PRIME B350M-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
MotherboardAsus PRIME B350M-A  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170406
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 14 '17 at 19:01
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 1400-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
57.5% Above average
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 83.3
SC Mixed 80.9
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 280
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 445
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
XFX(1682 C580) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1386 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 180
Parallax 314
77% 236 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 207
Splatting 135
71% 164 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
695GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 134
Write 117
Mixed 113
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.26
76% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFS8213.C8FAD1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 13.2
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 13.4
37% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 107
37% 107 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical PRIME B350M-A Builds (Compare 1,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $720
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