Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:38
Run Duration342 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 82.2
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 317
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 386
57% 378 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
67.6% Good
Lighting 209
Reflection 186
Parallax 203
64% 200 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 198
Splatting 137
70% 163 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
105GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 505
Write 351
Mixed 354
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 22.7
113% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 77.5
86% 148 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 95%
Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series 240GB-$225
118GB free
Firmware: LUDi Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 488
Write 224
Mixed 284
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 19.7
110% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 65.3
96% 182 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 79%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
865GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 160
Mixed 133
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.53
184% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 105%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 32GB
25GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
6.54% Terrible
Read 30.8
Write 4.37
Mixed 6.79
13% 14 MB/s
4K Read 4.33
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.04
18% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.54%
Great: 16%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 55.4%
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 Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $904
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