Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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-Z68MA-D2H-B3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130313
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 22 '17 at 13:48
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 Server
Intel Core i5-3570K-$115
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 499
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B81) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 375.95
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 122
Parallax 113
91% 116 fps
MRender 101
Gravity 106
Splatting 106
85% 104 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 129
Write 130
Mixed 129
98% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.31
102% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport 071A 320GB
47GB free, PID 071a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
8.47% Terrible
Read 28.2
Write 17.8
Mixed 6.34
19% 17.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 0.15
4K Mixed 0.06
8% 0.13 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 8.47%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMV4GX3M1A1600C11 51264Y133IHYN 16GB
1867, 1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
73.5% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 73%

 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 1,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $321
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