Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.8% 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 Drive92.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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-Z68A-D3-B3  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130306
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:08
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 i7-2600K-$375
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 98.4
SC Mixed 97.6
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 311
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 469
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
37.8% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 94.2
Parallax 96.3
35% 104 fps
MRender 78.5
Gravity 119
Splatting 80.8
40% 92.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 413
Mixed 419
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 36
132% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 58.4
66% 117 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 124%
Lacie Rikiki USB 3.0 500GB
413GB free
Firmware: 1053
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Read 25.1
Write 24.5
Mixed 23.6
18% 24.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.02
57% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
49.9% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 17.8
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 64%
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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 439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $711
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HDDRAMUSB
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