Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 21%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 62.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics24.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive164% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte B250M-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateAug 26 '22 at 16:39
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 23%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-7400-$110
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
62.8% Good
Memory 75.8
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 155
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 307
39% 296 Pts
64-Core 231
14% 231 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$119
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 516.94
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
24.2% Poor
Lighting 16.2
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 59.3
13% 47.2 fps
MRender 48.4
Gravity 57.9
Splatting 58.9
46% 55.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 24.2%
Great: 56%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
WD Blue SN550 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$57
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 647 814 614 413 223 227 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,189
Write 1354
Mixed 1,124
SusWrite 489
234% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 48.9
167% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 981
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 720
553% 761 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 164%
Great: 276%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
397GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 145 131 144 154 156 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 163
Write 154
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 137
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
58.6% Above average
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 21.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 15.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 88.7
45% 88.7 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 90%

 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 480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 65%
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $210
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