Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 80.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics71.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive116% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 13:20
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
1-Core 119
2-Core 239
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 465
63% 463 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$244
Asus(1043 873A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
71.2% Very good
Lighting 281
Reflection 224
Parallax 258
74% 255 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 240
Splatting 180
72% 224 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$60
285GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 296 303 302 303 303 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 478
Mixed 460
SusWrite 296
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.9
198% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 116%
Great: 131%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
152GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 315 305 290 261 245 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 468
Mixed 375
SusWrite 280
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.2
200% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 330
254% 346 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 127%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
459GB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 88 91 90 90 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 77.5
Write 90.8
Mixed 54.5
SusWrite 90.1
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.2% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 60%
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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-D3H-B3 Builds (Compare 1,409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $810
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HDDRAMUSB
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