Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive48.1% 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-UD4-B3  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111012
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '17 at 01:54
Run Duration273 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$279
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
82% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 415
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 563
MC Mixed 551
83% 552 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 82%
Great: 88%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Zotac(19DA 3265) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 98.1
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 118
33% 98 fps
MRender 85.7
Gravity 115
Splatting 76.2
40% 92.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 40%
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Zotac(19DA 4255) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
46.8% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 99.2
Parallax 163
43% 129 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 147
Splatting 83.4
50% 113 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$395
526GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
48.1% Average
Read 222
Write 178
Mixed 197
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 20.4
87% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 59.8
DQ Mixed 20.9
23% 36.5 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 121%
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$507
3GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 367
Write 254
Mixed 245
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 19.2
94% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.2
DQ Write 63.2
DQ Mixed 19.5
23% 40 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 98%
Seagate ST8000NE0001-1WN112 8TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: PN01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$228
2TB free
Firmware: AR13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB (2016)-$349
547GB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 127
Write 115
Mixed 38.4
68% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.37
109% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 122%
Seagate ST6000NM0024-1HT17Z 6TB
274GB free
Firmware: SN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 131
Write 135
Mixed 80.1
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.46
4K Mixed 0.35
131% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
49.1% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 80%
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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-UD4-B3 Builds (Compare 393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $706
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