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 below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive105% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (66%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 66%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
67.4% Good
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 88.6
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 325
QC Mixed 326
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 639
MC Mixed 643
94% 628 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
114GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 381
Mixed 406
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 43.8
163% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 110
122% 208 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
888GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 144
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.21
69% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$97
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
30.4% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 9.1
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 6.3
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 48%
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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 3,983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $600
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $95Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $65
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $51Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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