Gigabyte GA-Z68M-D2H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.7% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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-Z68M-D2H  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130306
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:44
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 5.9 GHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 348
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 351
53% 351 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
MSI(1462 2761) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29.7% Poor
Lighting 87.2
Reflection 56.9
Parallax 126
31% 89.9 fps
MRender 44.4
Gravity 89.5
Splatting 63.2
28% 65.7 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$79
723GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 145
Write 124
Mixed 22.6
70% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.17
59% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BA160BJ.C8F Kingston 99U5458-005.A01LF 859B CT51264BA160BJ.C8F Kingston 9U5458-005.A01LF 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.1% Good
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68M-D2H Builds (Compare 251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68M-D2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $635
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