Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:33
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.7 GHz, turbo 6.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 468
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 469
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.5% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 193
Parallax 228
66% 209 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 189
Splatting 143
70% 164 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD7502ABYS-02A6B0 750GB
468GB free
Firmware: 03.00C05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 99.3
Mixed 93.3
71% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.54
133% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
273GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 115
Write 130
Mixed 125
93% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.34
103% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 105%
WD WD5000LPLX-00ZNTT0 500GB
204GB free
Firmware: 02.0 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 50% Great: 82%
Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB-$31
122GB free
Firmware: 3.AAF Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 93.7
Mixed 85.3
69% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.34
86% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
52.7% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.8
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,059
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