Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive88.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:00
Run Duration489 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$190
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 437
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 436
66% 437 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
28GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 495
Write 394
Mixed 407
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 26.4
127% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 44.8
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 26.7
59% 113 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 118%
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: SC23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 98
Write 99.4
Mixed 100
75% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.15
55% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 94%
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: SC23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 97.1
Write 129
Mixed 85.5
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.15
50% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 94%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 163
Write 134
Mixed 139
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.61
4K Mixed 0.26
104% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 111%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
4GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Read 22.6
Write 8.19
Mixed 14.3
17% 15 MB/s
4K Read 5.34
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 1.44
131% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 27.7
MC Mixed 21.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 19.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 88%
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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 3,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $40

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $570
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