Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 18:04
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 232
87% 148 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 462
62% 455 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 49.5
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 41.2
41% 45.9 fps
MRender 40
Gravity 43.1
Splatting 38.3
24% 40.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 256GB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 36 25 35 32 29 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Toshiba MK2576GSX 250GB-$28
43GB free
Firmware: GS002D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 31 33 33 33 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 64
Write 48.7
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 32.6
33% 45.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 42%
Seagate ST380013AS 80GB-$75
6GB free
Firmware: 3.43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 36 31 37 32 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Read 33.3
Write 10.2
Mixed 17.8
SusWrite 32.9
17% 23.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 32%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$38
212GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 118 121 119 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
67% Good
Read 114
Write 100
Mixed 66.8
SusWrite 119
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 67%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 80%

 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 491 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $659
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