Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 52.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (26%). 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)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '18 at 22:34
Run Duration63 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 Pentium G4560-$59
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
52.2% Above average
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 224
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 250
37% 246 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$39
331GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 72.4
Write 75.3
Mixed 61.8
52% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.37
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 47%
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 way below expectations (8th percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 9.4
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 77.9
51% 77.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 43%
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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 5,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $596
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