Asrock Z68 Extreme4

Performance Results

Gaming 29%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics24.3% 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 Drive46% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110518
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$269
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 94.6
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 94.9
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 315
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 473
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
24.3% Poor
Lighting 82.2
Reflection 55.6
Parallax 76.3
25% 71.4 fps
MRender 42.3
Gravity 65
Splatting 63.2
24% 56.8 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
28GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46% Average
Read 198
Write 219
Mixed 152
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 15.9
75% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.5
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 16.9
24% 41.7 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 46%
Great: 96%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$133
656GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 120
Write 92.6
Mixed 89.4
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.25
4K Mixed 0.24
101% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49%
Great: 70%
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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 Builds (Compare 330 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $879
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