Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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. 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 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics85.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte B250M-Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 05 '19 at 10:52
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
68.8% Good
1-Core 114
2-Core 214
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 554
61% 470 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Lighting 337
Reflection 320
Parallax 334
87% 330 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 343
Splatting 222
84% 252 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 264 273 267 269 269 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 426
Mixed 380
SusWrite 285
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 50.4
173% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 354
266% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$65
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 182 181 180 178 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 141
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 180
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
395GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 172 173 174 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 160
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 172
113% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
816GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 197 199 198 198 199 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 121
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 198
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3466 C16 2x8GB-$253
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.4% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.1
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 117%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 1,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-Gaming 3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $476
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