Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 64.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.66% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive79% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120223
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 28 '19 at 16:50
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
64.4% Good
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 190
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 355
49% 357 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V1 1.1 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
1.66% Terrible
Lighting 8.5
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 6.1
2% 8.6 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 12
2% 8.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.66%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 372 386 376 375 378 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
79% Very good
Read 459
Write 236
Mixed 230
SusWrite 378
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 24.2
94% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 155
126% 184 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Hitachi HDS721010KLA330 1TB-$47
728GB free
Firmware: GKAOAB0A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 82 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 81.7
Write 79.5
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 82.3
52% 71.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 47%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
2TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 132 133 131 131 130 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 92.7
Write 114
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 130
144% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 0.6
190% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 20.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 62.4%
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-Z68MA-D2H-B3 Builds (Compare 2,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $591
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