Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 88.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 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.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
18 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170707
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 05:15
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 458
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 488
72% 484 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 393
Parallax 415
130% 410 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 411
Splatting 252
132% 300 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 117 122 131 136 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 177
Write 191
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 128
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$18
229GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 89.1
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 27.6
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 88%
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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 7,690 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $587
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