Gigabyte GA-Z68M-D2H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 66.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.6% 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 Drive69.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68M-D2H  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110623
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:35
Run Duration261 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 as expected (42nd percentile)
66.7% Good
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 95.2
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 341
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 349
53% 353 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 124
38% 111 fps
MRender 76.8
Gravity 118
Splatting 87.1
41% 94 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Spark 256GB
135GB free
Firmware: SBFM10.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 508
Write 326
Mixed 450
95% 428 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 0.71
74% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 16.5
66% 147 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 88%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$64
143GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
47% Average
Read 95.3
Write 68.4
Mixed 99.5
67% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.13
58% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47%
Great: 60%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
132GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Read 72
Write 56.4
Mixed 70.4
50% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.27
73% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 50%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 17.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68M-D2H Builds (Compare 150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68M-D2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $558
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