Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics15.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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-Z68XP-UD3  (all builds)
Memory8.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110519
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '19 at 22:46
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600-$306
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
54.5% Above average
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 157
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 394
44% 339 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$428
EVGA(3842 2972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance (0th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Lighting 138
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 88.6
36% 102 fps
MRender 26.2
Gravity 58.4
Splatting 54.9
15% 46.5 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 238 224 220 214 207 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 417
Write 358
Mixed 238
SusWrite 228
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 29.6
107% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 127
153% 269 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 115%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$100
18GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 413
Write 363
Mixed 268
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 31
112% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 148
166% 283 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 115%
Crucial MX300 275GB-$113
18GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 181 149 147 148 107 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
54.4% Above average
Read 217
Write 205
Mixed 200
SusWrite 156
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 26.3
88% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 194
146% 194 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 94%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$309
293GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 209 210 207 207 209 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
57.9% Above average
Read 205
Write 164
Mixed 204
SusWrite 206
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 27.7
91% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 196
146% 194 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 100%
WD WD1002FBYS-02A6B0 1TB
488GB free
Firmware: 03.00C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 94 94 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 92.7
Write 86.7
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 93.4
63% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 63%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 04.05G09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 104 105 106 106 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 110
Write 100
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 105
71% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
192% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 16.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 86%
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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 2,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $926
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