Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.4% 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 Drive53.1% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 06 '18 at 16:45
Run Duration369 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i7-2600-$281
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 92.7
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 351
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 466
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Nvidia(10DE 1401) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 110
Parallax 122
39% 120 fps
MRender 79.6
Gravity 116
Splatting 78.4
40% 91.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$183
435GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37% Below average
Read 253
Write 141
Mixed 115
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 10.5
57% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 43.3
DQ Mixed 10.9
15% 27.3 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 37%
Great: 105%
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 288
Write 268
Mixed 245
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 13.2
78% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 14.3
23% 42.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 91%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
507GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
53.1% Above average
Read 96.1
Write 89.2
Mixed 58.7
60% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.14
60% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 58%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 2TB
1TB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
7.82% Terrible
Read 18.8
Write 17.8
Mixed 8.69
18% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.17
20% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 7.82%
Great: 44%
WD Elements 25A1 2TB
779GB free, PID 25a1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Read 22
Write 21
Mixed 18.7
26% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.22
56% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 44%
WD My Passport 2TB
548GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Read 34.5
Write 28.1
Mixed 22.6
35% 28.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.05
13% 0.14 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 44%
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1.5TB
387GB free, PID 5031
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 28.6
Write 26.3
Mixed 26
34% 27 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.05
8% 0.12 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 Builds (Compare 558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $840
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