Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 43.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34.1% 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 Drive49.3% 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 3 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:53
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th 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 i5-2500K-$246
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
43.4% Average
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 92.7
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 178
44% 192 Pts
MC Int 137
MC Float 100
MC Mixed 127
18% 121 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 680-$360
EVGA(3842 2682) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 92.8
Parallax 86.2
33% 99.3 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 74.6
Splatting 58.7
35% 82.1 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 51%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
91GB free
Firmware: 0309 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 367
Write 193
Mixed 179
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 5.24
74% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 82.6
DQ Mixed 7.49
19% 38.4 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 16.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.4
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Builds (Compare 1,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $661
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