Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.4% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 23:41
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 95.3
SC Mixed 94.9
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 377
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 347
54% 356 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
EVGA(3842 2670) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Lighting 96.5
Reflection 81.2
Parallax 131
34% 103 fps
MRender 94.3
Gravity 110
Splatting 72.6
40% 92.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 44%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
655GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0A4M Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 88.9
Write 87.6
Mixed 83.2
65% 86.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.16
53% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.8
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.6
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68XP-UD4 Builds (Compare 710 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $834
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