Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161124
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateSep 12 '18 at 21:51
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 93.6
SC Mixed 91.1
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 284
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 324
46% 303 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$235
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 184
Parallax 199
62% 195 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 194
Splatting 154
70% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$41
490GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 122 126 121 135 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 166
Write 145
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 125
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FBR2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
26.4% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.5
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 4.1
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 124
32% 124 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 46%
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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 8,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $549
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