Gigabyte GA-B250-HD3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.35% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive58% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte B250-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 18:58
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i3-7100-$112
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 326
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 327
49% 325 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
8.35% Terrible
Lighting 20.9
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 20.3
6% 22.8 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 18.7
Splatting 34.3
10% 24.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.35%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
86GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 490
Write 131
Mixed 161
56% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 7.76
97% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 7.57
25% 51.1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
268GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 93.8
Write 96
Mixed 88.5
70% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.47
116% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 66%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
238GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 105
Mixed 87.7
73% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $640
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