Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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.
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 (36%). 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 00:12
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 433
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 408
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 360
Parallax 429
124% 391 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 384
Splatting 240
125% 287 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 452
Write 422
Mixed 364
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 62.1
216% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 357
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 75% Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
255GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 151 153 154 154 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 88
Write 51
Mixed 69
SusWrite 153
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
131% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$105
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 16.1
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-B250M-DS3H-CF Builds (Compare 9,703 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 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $576
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