Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 69.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics97.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.8% 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:22
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 i7-3770K-$400
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
69.2% Good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.8
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 338
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 484
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 284
Parallax 299
93% 294 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 284
Splatting 227
102% 237 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
64GB free
Firmware: 0309 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 393
Write 195
Mixed 255
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 5.38
66% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 6.69
22% 45.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 67%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$275
1.5TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
41% Average
Read 70.7
Write 72.6
Mixed 29.4
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.11
4K Mixed 0.08
14% 0.09 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 41%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
12GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 83.8
Write 82.9
Mixed 62.1
57% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.25
4K Mixed 0.09
19% 0.15 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 59%
Seagate GoFlex Desk 2TB
1TB free, PID 50a5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
29.9% Poor
Read 36.2
Write 106
Mixed 25.4
78% 55.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.23
25% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$128
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 18
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 16.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 64%
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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 513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $760
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