Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 69.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111012
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:50
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i7-2700K-$289
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
69.9% Good
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 97.5
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 348
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 486
71% 476 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$190
MaxC: 1304 MHz, MaxM: 1675 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 172
Parallax 250
66% 206 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 179
Splatting 125
66% 145 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
771GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 164
Mixed 170
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.32
95% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 107%
WD Black 2.5" 750GB (2013)-$47
247GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 89
Write 79
Mixed 50.6
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.24
79% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68AP-D3 Builds (Compare 1,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 - $305

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $923
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