Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive248% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte B250M-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180410
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '20 at 19:38
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7400-$183
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
67.6% Good
Memory 78.2
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 183
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 309
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$151
705GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0118C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 991 937 844 800 825 827 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,193
Write 1,415
Mixed 720
SusWrite 871
288% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 74.5
243% 87.2 MB/s
DQ Read 794
DQ Write 619
DQ Mixed 506
433% 640 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 248%
Great: 362%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
102GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 151 153 153 152 152 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 445
Mixed 404
SusWrite 180
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 55.1
188% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 348
264% 355 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
501GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 152 153 152 152 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 135
Write 119
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 152
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 2133 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
33% Below average
MC Read 12.3
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 9.9
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.1
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 83.9
48% 83.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250M-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $404
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HDDRAMUSB
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