Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 57%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8 years and 10 months 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110721
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$283
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 92
SC Mixed 91.2
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 305
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 462
69% 458 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 212
Parallax 228
74% 228 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 224
Splatting 177
79% 184 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$138
76GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.6% Average
Read 231
Write 182
Mixed 176
44% 196 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 19.1
88% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 53.6
DQ Mixed 19
21% 35.1 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
472GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 33.4
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.31
102% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.3
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49%
Great: 61%
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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-UD3 Builds (Compare 1,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,068
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