Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3-B3  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120321
Uptime17.2 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:07
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 424
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 428
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
71% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 195
Parallax 203
66% 206 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 209
Splatting 163
75% 174 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 010G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 123 134 83 97 123 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.4% Average
Read 245
Write 154
Mixed 185
SusWrite 110
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 13.9
76% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 29.3
48% 92.1 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 73%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$86
358GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 80 82 79 80 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 68.3
Write 74
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 79.9
53% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 61%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
385GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 130 129 131 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 109
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 130
72% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.8
340% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 19
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.1
SC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 59%
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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-Z68X-UD3-B3 Builds (Compare 476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $904
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