Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics142% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '17 at 02:06
Run Duration211 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-2600K-$279
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 428
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 586
87% 578 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$485
Asus(1043 8593) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 2100 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 464
Reflection 419
Parallax 475
141% 453 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 433
Splatting 262
128% 314 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 142%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$160
12GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
56.8% Above average
Read 268
Write 203
Mixed 195
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 19.1
85% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 18.8
59% 128 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 118%
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
4GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 452
Write 286
Mixed 337
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 10.2
74% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 9.92
21% 40 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 93%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 107
Write 114
Mixed 118
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.35
100% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 70%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
209GB free
Firmware: GM4OA52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 52.9
Write 72.8
Mixed 71.1
50% 65.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.29
76% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 51%
WD SSC-D0256SC-2100 256GB
4GB free
Firmware: 5.12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 19
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 Builds (Compare 508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $721
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