Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics38.7% 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 Drive44.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110901
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:50
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-2500K-$246
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 87.7
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 93.3
72% 90.6 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 343
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 272
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 2765) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 122
34% 102 fps
MRender 88.1
Gravity 123
Splatting 79.8
42% 97.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
384GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
44.8% Average
Read 285
Write 161
Mixed 191
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 14.6
74% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 49.2
DQ Mixed 14.5
18% 29.8 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
307GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 88
Write 83.3
Mixed 87.8
65% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.29
79% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68XP-UD3 Builds (Compare 753 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-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,060
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