Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 74%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics4% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive94.9% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B85-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 29 '16 at 18:10
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 427
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 545
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 588
86% 574 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
4% Terrible
Lighting 12.3
Reflection 17.5
Parallax 14.8
4% 14.9 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 7.1
Splatting 16.4
4% 10.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
836GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 386
Mixed 413
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 30.3
129% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 118
131% 224 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 116%
Seagate NAS HDD 4TB-$137
3.5TB free
Firmware: SC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 161
Mixed 150
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.15
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
27.5% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.5%
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-B85-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 52%
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $540
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