Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive27.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 14:39
Run Duration341 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 way below expectations (11th percentile)
56.8% Above average
SC Int 89
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 88.3
71% 89.3 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 272
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 338
49% 328 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
Nvidia(10DE 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.41
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 61% Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Pyro 120GB-$83
12GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
27.7% Poor
Read 117
Write 80.7
Mixed 91.8
21% 96.4 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 7.91
56% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 17.6
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 8.08
16% 30.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
2TB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 146
Mixed 118
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.34
99% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
675GB free
Firmware: CC4C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 144
Write 128
Mixed 33.5
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 0.95
4K Mixed 0.4
104% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 108%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$60
424GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 85
Write 69
Mixed 64.6
55% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 58%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
947GB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 68.8
116% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.15
4K Mixed 0.3
85% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 53%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE-2 128GB
89GB free, PID 4000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.6% Average
Read 92.7
Write 76.9
Mixed 75.2
102% 81.6 MB/s
4K Read 9.62
4K Write 5.24
4K Mixed 2.15
287% 5.67 MB/s
Seagate Expansion Desk 3TB
66GB free, PID 331a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 45.1
Write 63.5
Mixed 50.4
71% 53 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 0.78
4K Mixed 0.17
34% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 72%
Patriot Memory 64GB
25GB free, PID 4100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
6.9% Terrible
Read 23.9
Write 10.1
Mixed 17.8
20% 17.3 MB/s
4K Read 5.15
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.006
20% 1.72 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.9%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 18.1
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 17.3
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,032
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