Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 16:03
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 1.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
36.7% Below average
SC Int 54.2
SC Float 45.5
SC Mixed 67.4
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 162
37% 166 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 179
25% 170 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 194
Parallax 232
69% 215 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 200
Splatting 162
72% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
706GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 140 138 147 140 147 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 139
Write 182
Mixed 26
SusWrite 141
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.9
357% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 21.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 89%
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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 6,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $45

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $569
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