Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics140% 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 Drive99.4% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 13:37
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.3 GHz, turbo 5.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 464
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 465
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 453
Reflection 406
Parallax 467
142% 442 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 436
Splatting 266
140% 319 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 140%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 409 415 401 401 402 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 260
Mixed 256
SusWrite 386
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 33.9
135% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 298
240% 339 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
44GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 415 417 402 403 381 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 452
Mixed 300
SusWrite 384
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 31.3
130% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 133
117% 180 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 125%
Samsung Portable SSD T3 500GB
232GB free, PID 61f3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 210 208 202 202 202 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 277
Write 181
Mixed 210
SusWrite 197
283% 216 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 20.9
1,530% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 33.8
DQ Mixed 23.3
2,032% 27.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 155%
Great: 340%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 50.9
78% 50.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68AP-D3 Builds (Compare 3,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $676
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