Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 56.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive59.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111011
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateNov 09 '17 at 15:59
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-2500K-$246
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.2% Above average
SC Int 95.5
SC Float 87.6
SC Mixed 89.9
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 262
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 356
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$124
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.0
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 126
Reflection 84.5
Parallax 124
39% 111 fps
MRender 80.5
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.9
41% 94.4 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$135
174GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 504
Write 194
Mixed 254
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 11.7
76% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 49
56% 91 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
810GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 175
Mixed 151
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.27
115% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 16
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 14.1
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68XP-UD3 Builds (Compare 864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $959
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