Asus P8Z68-V PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 1.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 336
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 573
82% 548 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 374
Parallax 430
129% 404 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 386
Splatting 244
125% 286 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 127%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 166
Mixed 140
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.82
4K Mixed 0.27
124% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 100%
BP5 960GB
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
55.4% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.8
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.9
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 82%
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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 PRO Builds (Compare 3,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $990
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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