Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B85M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 17 '17 at 11:00
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
78.2% Very good
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 105
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 412
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 403
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 180
Parallax 192
58% 186 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 177
Splatting 124
61% 142 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
149GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 67% Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$57
930GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 131
Write 126
Mixed 121
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.41
117% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74%
Great: 74%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 1TB-$50
427GB free
Firmware: CV23 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 133
Write 141
Mixed 137
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.16
75% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-B85M-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $405
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