Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (12%). 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)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateAug 04 '18 at 21:55
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-6400-$175
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 92.6
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 362
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 358
54% 361 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 83.6
Parallax 122
38% 109 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.5
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 125 55 91 80 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 373
Write 369
Mixed 220
SusWrite 120
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 25.5
93% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 55
50% 78.2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
551GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 158 158 157 160 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 160
Mixed 110
SusWrite 159
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
231% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$172
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67.8% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 21.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 103%
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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 7,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $587
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $191SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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