Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 02 '21 at 03:54
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
71.3% Very good
Memory 84
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 172
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 341
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$280
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
70.6% Very good
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 80.9
69% 85.6 fps
MRender 95.3
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 75.2
72% 86.4 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$63
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 302 303 278 277 284 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 358
Write 247
Mixed 278
SusWrite 275
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 38.6
124% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 52.9
45% 63.8 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 73%
Great: 125%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
507GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 78 78 79 79 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 72.4
Write 69.3
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 78
48% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
33.8% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 10.1
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 10.6
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z68AP-D3 Builds (Compare 2,274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $653
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HDDRAMUSB
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