Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (16%). 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)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 21:06
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
79.4% Very good
1-Core 134
2-Core 263
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 686
72% 563 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$150
Asus(1043 85CD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
38.3% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 116
36% 103 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 118
Splatting 80.4
40% 92.6 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$22
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK11B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 46 26 24 32 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 460
Write 275
Mixed 19.7
SusWrite 33.8
43% 197 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 16.6
4K Mixed 23.3
39% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 63.2
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 10.7
34% 71.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 21.4
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 89%
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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 12,022 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $631
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