Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 62%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.9% 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.
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-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:28
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 466
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 468
71% 471 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1619 MHz, MLim: 1877 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 202
Parallax 218
71% 218 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 215
Splatting 144
76% 176 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
362GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 115
Write 112
Mixed 111
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.38
106% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%
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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 2,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $711
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