Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.2% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive192% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime10.4 Days
Run DateApr 22 '19 at 20:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
76.3% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 618
64% 503 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
Zotac(19DA 1040) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
6.2% Terrible
Lighting 28.4
Reflection 25.2
Parallax 11
7% 21.5 fps
MRender 17.2
Gravity 21.6
Splatting 14.8
6% 17.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.2%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 532 284 284 285 282 281 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1842
Write 1,330
Mixed 546
SusWrite 325
223% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 47
178% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1053
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 737
624% 911 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 192%
Great: 236%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3000-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 26.3
SC Mixed 21.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70%
Great: 101%
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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 12,966 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $525
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