Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-6700K-$323
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
85.3% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 402
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 668
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
114GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 387
Mixed 414
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 47
177% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 118
144% 255 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
888GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 154
Write 142
Mixed 150
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$96
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 9.7
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 47%
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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 4,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $586
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