Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics11.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive97.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 13:35
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
73.9% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 378
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 310
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 297
46% 304 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7750
XFX(1682 3242) 1GB
CLim: 800 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Lighting 30.2
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 43.5
11% 36.4 fps
MRender 24.6
Gravity 27.2
Splatting 36.7
12% 29.5 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$349
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 476
Mixed 449
107% 478 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 34.8
120% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 110
118% 197 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 111%
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
2TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 141
Write 137
Mixed 131
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 95%
WD WD80EMAZ-00WJTA0 8TB
2TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 110
Write 151
Mixed 90.4
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 4.21
4K Mixed 0.48
151% 1.72 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 109%
HGST Deskstar NAS 6TB-$175
1.5TB free
Firmware: APGNT517 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 160
Mixed 155
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.75
139% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.2
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 64%
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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 2,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $716
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