Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 00:52
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 463
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 466
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 212
Parallax 233
72% 226 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 215
Splatting 148
76% 176 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
844GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 103
Write 104
Mixed 98.7
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.29
113% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$43
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 137
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.23
97% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
56.9% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 17.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 56.9%
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 P8Z68-V GEN3 Builds (Compare 1,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $716
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