Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 85.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics116% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-Z68A-D3-B3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 10 '19 at 03:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 235
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 598
67% 516 Pts
64-Core 595
40% 595 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 370F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 403
Parallax 415
113% 416 fps
MRender 254
Gravity 441
Splatting 267
117% 320 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
112GB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 95 96 89 96 96 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 145
Write 145
Mixed 127
SusWrite 95.4
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 29.8
108% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 33.8
33% 49.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 61%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$77
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 103 113 138 139 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 118
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
187% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
27.7% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 9.1
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 91%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Builds (Compare 206 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $596
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