Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics14.9% 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 Drive64.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (54%). 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)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:33
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 110
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 446
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 444
66% 445 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 550-$79
Device(1DA2 E367) 2GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
14.9% Very poor
Lighting 58.5
Reflection 69.2
Parallax 16.3
13% 48 fps
MRender 3.8
Gravity 48.9
Splatting 65.3
16% 39.3 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 14.9%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q300 240GB-$67
68GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 482
Write 269
Mixed 277
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 7.65
65% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 36.5
80% 170 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial UDIMM DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$84
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 13.3
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.8%
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 5,919 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 - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $598
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