Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 01:40
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 3.9 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 98.4
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 384
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 497
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.12.3
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 177
Parallax 265
69% 214 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 197
Splatting 131
68% 156 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 178 176 134 171 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 494
Write 431
Mixed 358
SusWrite 195
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 33.9
117% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 160
152% 239 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
2048, 2048, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 21.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 20
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 Builds (Compare 1,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $526
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