Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 78%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.2% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:40
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-7500-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 396
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 430
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$193
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 219
Reflection 186
Parallax 197
65% 200 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 201
Splatting 160
72% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$46
767GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 169
Write 145
Mixed 141
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.19
77% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 90%
Great: 109%
Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB-$55
465GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 78.3
Write 81.3
Mixed 75.4
59% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.34
84% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSE.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.6% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 22.9
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250M-DS3H-CF Builds (Compare 2,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $576
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