Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3

Performance Results

Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics30.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.3% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120221
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 11 '18 at 14:33
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-2600K-$452
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
64.4% Good
SC Int 91.5
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 89.5
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 321
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 448
67% 445 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 580-$450
Zotac(19DA 2203) 3GB
CLim: 815 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Lighting 84.6
Reflection 112
Parallax 102
28% 99.5 fps
MRender 90.4
Gravity 66.7
Splatting 75.2
32% 77.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 240GB-$70
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 309
Write 228
Mixed 243
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 12.9
74% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 20.2
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 10.6
20% 39 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 89%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
146GB free
Firmware: CR100-12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 55
Write 64.6
Mixed 48.3
42% 56 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.24
68% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
52.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.2
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16.4
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68X-UD7-B3 Builds (Compare 249 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD7-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $896
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