Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 66.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.17% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive50.3% 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-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:11
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
66.4% Good
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 95.4
76% 95 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 337
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 356
54% 358 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 260-$250
XFX(1682 2391) 896MB
Ram: 896MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
9.17% Terrible
Lighting 35.6
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 16.9
9% 26 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 27.4
Splatting 16
9% 21.4 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.17%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
197GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 512
Write 209
Mixed 266
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 6.99
55% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 43
DQ Mixed 6.55
12% 23.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.3% Good
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.8
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 81%
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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 651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $794
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