Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 55.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.04% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-M68MT-S2  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110826
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '18 at 23:28
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4100-$110
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
55.9% Above average
Memory 78.9
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 114
55% 85.4 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 190
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
PwrHis(1787 2309) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
5.04% Terrible
Lighting 21.5
Reflection 19
Parallax 22.3
6% 20.9 fps
MRender 10.3
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 12.3
5% 13.9 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.04%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050CLA 500GB
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP2O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
61% Good
Read 103
Write 110
Mixed 106
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.26
69% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 61%
Great: 72%
Samsung S2 Portable 320GB
151GB free, PID 1f03
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
9% Terrible
Read 20.3
Write 20.7
Mixed 20.6
27% 20.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 0.2
24% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.1% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 10.6
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 82.6
48% 82.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-M68MT-S2 Builds (Compare 639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $130
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