Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.05% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive38.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
SystemGigabyte B250M-Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170706
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 21:38
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 92.7
1-Core 105
2-Core 196
79% 131 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 401
54% 398 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 25.20.100.6446
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
5.05% Terrible
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 6.9
5% 6.23 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 0.3
5% 4.53 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.05%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240GB
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 5.5 43 92 3.6 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 412
Write 336
Mixed 282
SusWrite 65.5
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 14.7
43% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 43.7
48% 81.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 56%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
158GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 104 107 106 108 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 106
Write 42.3
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 106
61% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 12
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.4
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 1,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $372
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