Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 104%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:47
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 409
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 426
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2777 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 400
Parallax 420
123% 402 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 409
Splatting 256
133% 305 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB
35GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 488
Write 85.5
Mixed 38
43% 204 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 4.34
42% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 52.4
DQ Mixed 5.31
24% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 48%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
690GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 144
Mixed 133
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.35
137% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 27.7
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 83%
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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-Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 510 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $573
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