Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 81%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics15.5% 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)
Boot Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120320
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 07:55
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770-$297
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
81% Excellent
Memory 91.1
1-Core 101
2-Core 197
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 514
59% 452 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
MSI(1462 8C98) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
15.5% Very poor
Lighting 59.9
Reflection 40.8
Parallax 60.9
16% 53.9 fps
MRender 35.2
Gravity 58.4
Splatting 48.5
16% 47.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.5%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 157 145 154 144 145 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 355
Write 211
Mixed 247
SusWrite 146
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 38.1
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 138
118% 174 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 86%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$110
549GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 426 449 452 452 452 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 456
Mixed 435
SusWrite 418
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 53.5
173% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 350
263% 353 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 116%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 15.9
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 17.9
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 91%

 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 443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $671
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