Asrock Z68 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive26% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:55
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 115
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 356
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 580
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V2 1.35 GHz)-$15
ASRock(1849 0122) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
2.61% Terrible
Lighting 7.6
Reflection 10
Parallax 5.5
2% 7.7 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 4.2
Splatting 10.8
3% 7.63 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.61%
Great: 3%
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 181
Parallax 200
64% 198 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 192
Splatting 125
68% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$29
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
26% Poor
Read 188
Write 59.2
Mixed 128
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 4.35
46% 14.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 56
DQ Mixed 4.83
14% 29.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 26%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
278GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 109
Write 112
Mixed 33.1
62% 84.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.4
104% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$43
47GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
43.1% Average
Read 75.6
Write 74.3
Mixed 55.2
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.2
69% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL11-11-11 D3-1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.4%
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 Z68 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $940
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