Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:47
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i5-3470-$161
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 430
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 433
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1325 MHz, MLim: 1700 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 178
Parallax 266
69% 215 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 184
Splatting 127
64% 148 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
538GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 84.8
74% 98.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.44
101% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 66%
WD WD3000HLHX-01JJPV0 300GB
234GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 10000 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 133
Write 129
Mixed 128
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 3.22
4K Mixed 0.57
163% 1.58 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 20.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V GEN3 Builds (Compare 837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $780
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