Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.3% 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 Drive66.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:56
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i5-7500-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 109
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 414
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 429
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 550-$79
Device(1DA2 E367) 2GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 29.6
Reflection 26.5
Parallax 68.2
14% 41.4 fps
MRender 51.1
Gravity 46.2
Splatting 63.5
22% 53.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba Q300 240GB-$67
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 492
Write 273
Mixed 274
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 7.7
71% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 36.6
79% 167 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial UDIMM DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$71
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 13.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250M-DS3H-CF Builds (Compare 7,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $587
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