Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 68.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.1% 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 Drive7.45% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111012
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 08:57
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
68.1% Good
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 99.2
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 330
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 478
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 280
Parallax 292
92% 290 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 277
Splatting 221
100% 233 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$150
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
7.45% Terrible
Read 61.5
Write 22.5
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 19.4
7% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 3.7
12% 4.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 7.45%
Great: 95%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$60
5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 404 403 407 414 418 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 43% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 87%
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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 2,614 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-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $553
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