Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110519
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 04:52
Run Duration200 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 434
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 457
69% 458 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 200
Parallax 209
68% 211 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 202
Splatting 163
73% 171 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 469
Write 422
Mixed 380
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 42
136% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 136%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
3GB free
Firmware: 0104
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 29.2
Write 30.5
Mixed 25
21% 28.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
109GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 60.5
Write 57.3
Mixed 49.3
42% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 71%
Seagate ST310005 28AS 1TB
7GB free
Firmware: 0104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 19 12 10 10 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
13.6% Very poor
Read 32.3
Write 29.7
Mixed 24
SusWrite 14.7
19% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
106% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 67%
Samsung D3 Station 3TB
76GB free, PID 6124
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 17 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 32.2
Write 26.7
Mixed 24.3
SusWrite 17.7
33% 25.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
88% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
52.3% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 16.9
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68XP-UD3 Builds (Compare 1,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,069
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