Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.1% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130306
Uptime8.4 Days
Run DateNov 25 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770K-$350
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 96.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
86% 145 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 540
59% 457 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Lighting 217
Reflection 189
Parallax 197
57% 201 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 205
Splatting 161
56% 171 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 83 64 76 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 312
Write 235
Mixed 233
SusWrite 83.8
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 27.5
99% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 176
142% 196 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 81%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$52
322GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 90 96 98 96 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 77.2
Write 76.5
Mixed 53
SusWrite 95.5
56% 75.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.9
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 Builds (Compare 345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $681
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