Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.4% 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 Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:20
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 462
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 459
69% 463 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
Asus(1043 841E) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Lighting 97.4
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 130
34% 103 fps
MRender 84.3
Gravity 115
Splatting 61.8
38% 87.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 41%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron C400 RealSSD 128GB
19GB free
Firmware: 070H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.2% Below average
Read 226
Write 175
Mixed 197
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 4.31
52% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 15.5
DQ Write 75.5
DQ Mixed 4.9
16% 32 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
242GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 160
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.32
119% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-011.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.3
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 54%
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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 1,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $701
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