Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 58%
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.1% 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 Drive32.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 07 '17 at 18:47
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.9 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 424
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 423
64% 424 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3033) 2GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Lighting 121
Reflection 95.1
Parallax 159
42% 125 fps
MRender 67.7
Gravity 102
Splatting 94.2
37% 88.1 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
66GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
32.5% Below average
Read 136
Write 87.1
Mixed 103
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 9.19
69% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.6
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 9.96
18% 33 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 65%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
931GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 32.4
62% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.47
110% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
529GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 115
Write 109
Mixed 28.9
61% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.4
116% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 46%
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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 2,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $720
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