Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte B250M-DS3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180410
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 13:24
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-7500-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 90
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 433
60% 435 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.4% Above average
Lighting 64
Reflection 61.8
Parallax 88.9
52% 71.6 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 68.9
Splatting 46.5
55% 61.1 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU635 240GB-$28
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 14 207 10 15 17 32 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 458
Write 365
Mixed 15.9
SusWrite 49.1
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 0.3
33% 9.67 MB/s
DQ Read 82.7
DQ Write 13.6
DQ Mixed 0.3
12% 32.2 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 2.5" 250GB (2009)-$33
106GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 50 50 50 51 51 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
33.2% Below average
Read 64.9
Write 61.7
Mixed 43.4
SusWrite 50.3
41% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 33.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$72
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 33
MC Mixed 23.7
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 23.5
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 91%

 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 7,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $519
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