Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 70.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B85M-HD3-A  (all builds)
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150119
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 11:50
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i5-4590-$240
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
70.9% Very good
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 95
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 371
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 381
56% 373 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$190
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 183
Parallax 196
63% 196 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 205
Splatting 159
74% 172 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 186
Mixed 181
142% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
462GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 135
Write 116
Mixed 113
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.21
95% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1600 C11 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
30.4% Below average
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.8
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 34%
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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-A Builds (Compare 92 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $392
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