Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 22%
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation 23%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.2% 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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-M68MT-S2  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120605
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:36
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-4100-$110
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
41.9% Average
SC Int 66.8
SC Float 60.6
SC Mixed 62.7
51% 63.4 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 183
QC Mixed 210
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 183
MC Mixed 208
30% 199 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 362D) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 66.3
Reflection 43.9
Parallax 64.9
20% 58.4 fps
MRender 53.2
Gravity 69.2
Splatting 38.8
24% 53.7 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 103
Write 187
Mixed 104
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 5.24
4K Mixed 0.59
189% 2.15 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 15.8
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.9
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-M68MT-S2 Builds (Compare 708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $205
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