Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.1% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B85M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141029
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:57
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4460-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 99.3
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 97.4
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 365
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 368
56% 372 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
43.4% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 122
Parallax 134
42% 133 fps
MRender 85.3
Gravity 125
Splatting 86.6
44% 99 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 46%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$45
43GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 502
Write 172
Mixed 211
64% 295 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 6.91
84% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 6.86
55% 124 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.M16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
33.6% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.3
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.3
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B85M-HD3 Builds (Compare 956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $414
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