Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.4% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 01:29
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 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 i3-7100-$130
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 324
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 331
48% 323 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
69.4% Good
Lighting 225
Reflection 195
Parallax 200
67% 207 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 200
Splatting 154
71% 166 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SN500 NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$65
300GB free
Firmware: 201000WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 877 719 741 730 737 735 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 900
Write 765
Mixed 765
SusWrite 757
179% 797 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 66.1
225% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1034
DQ Write 828
DQ Mixed 911
687% 924 MB/s
Poor: 136%
This bench: 193%
Great: 223%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP40
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 61 60 68 68 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 119
Write 110
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 63.1
65% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
74.3% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 21.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 95%
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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 11,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $535
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