Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive31.7% 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 4 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 22:45
Run Duration143 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 (74th percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 421
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 424
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80%
Great: 90%
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 (98th percentile)
40% Average
Lighting 123
Reflection 95
Parallax 172
44% 130 fps
MRender 67.7
Gravity 103
Splatting 94.5
37% 88.4 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
63GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 137
Write 87.2
Mixed 75
22% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 9.25
65% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 70
DQ Mixed 9.87
18% 34.2 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
931GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
65% Good
Read 115
Write 111
Mixed 32.4
63% 86.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.51
120% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 65%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$42
531GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 110
Write 109
Mixed 28.7
60% 82.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.33
106% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 17.1
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 43%
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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 1,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 - $305

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $899
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