Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 82.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.8% 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 Drive57.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '22 at 14:27
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-2600K-$319
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 219
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 509
56% 444 Pts
64-Core 510
32% 510 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 690 (SLI Disabled)
Asus(1043 8406) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
44.8% Average
Lighting 62.3
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 45.5
51% 47.6 fps
MRender 47.7
Gravity 40.4
Splatting 36
33% 41.4 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 47%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900615
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 409 422 411 326 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 247
Write 104
Mixed 104
SusWrite 343
45% 199 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 22.8
77% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 53.2
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 92.8
62% 72.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
58.6% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.5
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 18.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Builds (Compare 216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop 75%
Workstation 27%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $586
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