Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110520
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 03:39
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
70% Good
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 222
73% 160 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 582
63% 490 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 70%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$412
Gigabyte(1458 370F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2551 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 407
Parallax 426
120% 430 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 440
Splatting 263
116% 318 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
20GB free
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 83 94 91 92 95 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 140
Write 110
Mixed 118
SusWrite 91.9
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 26
101% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 31
31% 47.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 60%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$81
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 128 131 133 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 137
Write 138
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 131
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
26.8% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 8.07 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 26.8%
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-Z68A-D3-B3 Builds (Compare 733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $752
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