Asus P8Z68-V PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive56.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120418
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 26 '17 at 20:38
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$343
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 386
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 593
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
204GB free
Firmware: CXM0
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 342
Write 216
Mixed 264
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 21.2
84% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 52.6
49% 77.6 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 82%
Adata Nobility N005 Pro USB 3.0 32GB-$33
20GB free, PID 105b
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Read 33
Write 25.1
Mixed 11.1
27% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.24
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 0.28
35% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62%
Great: 62%
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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 PRO Builds (Compare 2,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $958
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