Gigabyte GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 28%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 20%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 58.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics46.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110726
Uptime16 Days
Run DateOct 17 '21 at 01:21
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Memory 93.1
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 108
59% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 143
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 2783) 3GB
CLim: 1280 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 457.09
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.6% Average
Lighting 55.2
Reflection 58.7
Parallax 78.9
45% 64.3 fps
MRender 69.9
Gravity 58.8
Splatting 54.6
49% 61.1 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 51 28 56 61 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
47.7% Average
Read 112
Write 132
Mixed 62.6
SusWrite 53.6
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
55.5% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.4
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 92%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 26: 3R 2G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
26% 9% 114 257 185 60 27" 1920 1080 SAM0D32 C27F390
History: Score 3: 0R 0G 3B | Score 26: 3R 2G 5B
Typical GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3 Builds (Compare 217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 26%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 22%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $397
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