Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130306
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 16:56
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i5-2400-$125
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 96.6
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 374
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 373
56% 373 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 191
Parallax 207
64% 201 fps
MRender 158
Gravity 198
Splatting 136
71% 164 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$133
264GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 413
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 42
146% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 19.3
69% 153 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 118%
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
119GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
66.8% Good
Read 470
Write 360
Mixed 414
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 4.07
86% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 21.8
26% 42.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.4
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Builds (Compare 276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $664
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