Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30.9% 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 Drive56.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, , 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120608
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 01:20
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$279
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 459
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 569
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 591
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
EVGA(3842 1572) 1.2GB
MaxC: 797 MHz, MaxM: 975 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
30.9% Below average
Lighting 80.5
Reflection 108
Parallax 109
28% 99 fps
MRender 84.6
Gravity 66.9
Splatting 63.9
42% 71.8 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 30.9%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
42GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 500
Write 193
Mixed 279
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 5.84
68% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 6.61
64% 154 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 66%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
19GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 494
Write 191
Mixed 277
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 5.97
68% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 7.74
39% 89.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 66%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$109
361GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 140
Write 160
Mixed 152
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.55
144% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C8 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 18.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 18.7
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $885
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