Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.4% 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)
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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120507
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:25
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User SVN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 96.5
77% 96.4 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 373
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 378
55% 367 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
51.4% Above average
Lighting 161
Reflection 92.8
Parallax 216
56% 157 fps
MRender 71.3
Gravity 157
Splatting 101
48% 110 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB-$240
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 155
Write 172
Mixed 232
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 28.6
110% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 126
124% 199 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 90%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
7GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 58 64 67 65 58 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 55
Write 51.5
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 61.1
39% 52.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 63%
WD My Passport 2TB
38GB free, PID 0748
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 67 65 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 71.5
Write 73.8
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 65.5
85% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-198.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.4
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 17.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 61%
Great: 64%
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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 1,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $676
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