Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics44.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (82%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110916
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:17
Run Duration318 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 82%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-2600K-$375
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 359
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 566
84% 562 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7990 (CrossFire Disabled)
XFX(1682 32A0) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
44.7% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 81.8
Parallax 190
49% 137 fps
MRender 63.6
Gravity 134
Splatting 89.4
42% 95.8 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Volume0 500GB
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 114%
Plextor PX-256S3C 256GB
91GB free
Firmware: 1.04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 58% Great: 103%
1GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
4.62% Terrible
Read 15.1
Write 4.52
Mixed 6.15
9% 8.59 MB/s
4K Read 4.03
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.27
30% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.62%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G 32GB
1867, 1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 20.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.6
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 66%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $711
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