Asus P8Z68-M PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.14% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-M PRO  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130509
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:15
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69% Good
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 95.2
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 358
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 363
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V1 1.1 GHz)
Asus(1043 844D) 1.5GB
Driver: igdumd32.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
2.14% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 8.3
Parallax 4.5
2% 6.33 fps
MRender 6.6
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.8
2% 6.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.14%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$90
504GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 97
Mixed 98
74% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.54
143% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 78%
SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 64GB-$33
58GB free, PID 558b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 186
Write 85.1
Mixed 118
150% 130 MB/s
4K Read 6.73
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 1.09
138% 3.35 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 54%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 17
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical P8Z68-M PRO Builds (Compare 432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-M PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $696
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