Gigabyte GA-Z68P-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 65%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-Z68P-DS3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 15:44
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-2600-$281
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65% Good
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 92.6
SC Mixed 92.1
74% 92.2 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 327
QC Mixed 318
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 479
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 308
Parallax 360
109% 338 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 308
Splatting 239
108% 252 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
921GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 138
Write 143
Mixed 92.1
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.12
82% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.3% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10.1
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68P-DS3 Builds (Compare 1,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68P-DS3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $581
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