Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics17.7% 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 Drive47.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD5  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 27 '16 at 05:00
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i7-2700K-$289
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 303
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 495
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560-$180
Gigabyte(1458 3527) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6451
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (52 fps cap detected)
17.7% Very poor
Lighting 53.1
Reflection 54.3
Parallax 50.6
16% 52.7 fps
MRender 49.7
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 46.7
25% 50.7 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$163
11GB free
Firmware: 320ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 314
Write 180
Mixed 218
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 8.19
77% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 57.9
DQ Mixed 7.03
15% 30.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68XP-UD5 Builds (Compare 57 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $710
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