Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110708
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:14
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 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
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
66.6% Good
SC Int 90
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 90.9
73% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 348
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 335
MC Mixed 344
51% 341 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
Asus(1043 03BE) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Lighting 95.4
Reflection 58.4
Parallax 88
29% 80.6 fps
MRender 42.8
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 63.8
25% 59.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 128 132 145 131 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 392
Write 270
Mixed 268
SusWrite 148
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 8.3
31% 7.83 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 15.3
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 55%
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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 Gen3 Builds (Compare 742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $794
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