Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-HD3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:35
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i5-7400-$197
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
75% Very good
SC Int 98.6
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 392
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 405
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$200
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.2
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 171
Reflection 170
Parallax 245
61% 195 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 171
Splatting 129
64% 149 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 343
Mixed 353
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 25
127% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 67.5
112% 220 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 118%
Seagate ST31000524NS 1TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: SN11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 37% Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
1.5TB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 36% Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
27.9% Poor
MC Read 8.6
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 9
25% 8.67 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 81%
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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-HD3-CF Builds (Compare 511 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $489
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