Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics101% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110623
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateJan 10 '18 at 09:17
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-2310-$180
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.7% Good
SC Int 88
SC Float 87.8
SC Mixed 87.5
70% 87.8 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 307
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 335
MC Mixed 334
50% 335 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.28% Terrible
Lighting 3.3
Reflection 3.8
Parallax 3.2
1% 3.43 fps
MRender 4
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.7
2% 3.7 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.28%
Great: 2%
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 298
Parallax 331
101% 318 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 302
Splatting 191
101% 231 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$150
45GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
66.9% Good
Read 363
Write 369
Mixed 359
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 15.9
94% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 84.2
DQ Mixed 15
23% 40.5 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 189
Mixed 182
142% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MK2555GSX 250GB-$35
25GB free
Firmware: FG002C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Read 50.5
Write 39.2
Mixed 54.1
36% 47.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.16
50% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.3% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14
SC Mixed 12.1
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 Builds (Compare 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $830
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