Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 9 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-Z68X-UD4-B3  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120221
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateApr 01 '16 at 08:58
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 3.7 GHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 92.6
SC Mixed 91.6
73% 91.3 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 312
QC Mixed 304
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 481
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5891
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 183
Parallax 196
60% 193 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 189
Splatting 127
75% 155 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 1TB-$317
930GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Read 450
Write 375
Mixed 266
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 23.3
93% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 91.4
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 33.2
57% 108 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 89%
Transcend SSD370 1TB-$320
729GB free
Firmware: 20140516 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 349
Write 239
Mixed 257
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 28.1
93% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 33.9
50% 92.4 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 99%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
122GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 520
Write 330
Mixed 255
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 28.9
106% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 48
79% 151 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 97%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$279
5.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 220
Write 228
Mixed 144
146% 197 MB/s
4K Read 6.99
4K Write 3.34
4K Mixed 0.37
395% 3.57 MB/s
Poor: 90%
This bench: 129%
Great: 130%
HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB-$234
4TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 160
Mixed 90
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.51
122% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 111%
Seagate ST8000VN0002-1Z8112 8TB
5.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 116% Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
54.4% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 17.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 17.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 119%
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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 298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $628
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