Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170209
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 16:45
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 382
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 349
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 81
Parallax 133
41% 115 fps
MRender 80
Gravity 122
Splatting 82.4
41% 94.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 498
Write 472
Mixed 393
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 63.8
221% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
486GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 137 140 140 142 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 168
Write 151
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 140
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 029E CMK8GX4M2A2400C14 Kingston KHX2133C14/8G 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70% Good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.8
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
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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 8,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $562
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $67
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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