Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130308
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 14 '19 at 02:34
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User COL-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.4% Good
Memory 92.3
1-Core 37
2-Core 112
53% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 345
38% 294 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 60GB
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 632
Write 383
Mixed 231
91% 415 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 13.7
4K Mixed 8.8
36% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 44.2
54% 97.8 MB/s
Poor: 29% Great: 79%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 3.4 1.6 132 4.5 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53% Above average
Read 821
Write 268
Mixed 167
SusWrite 91.8
73% 337 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 10.2
4K Mixed 7.5
32% 9.67 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 52.2
55% 91 MB/s
Poor: 101%
This bench: 53%
Great: 414%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 420GB
1GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 834
Write 248
Mixed 202
92% 428 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 15.6
4K Mixed 9.7
39% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 49.6
56% 96.2 MB/s
Poor: 144% Great: 153%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7.7
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 77%

 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 297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $538
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