Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 28%
Desktop 47%
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 59%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics25.2% 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 Drive35% 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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110708
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:27
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 way below expectations (14th percentile)
59% Above average
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 90.2
SC Mixed 89.5
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 289
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 330
49% 329 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59%
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 above expectations (77th percentile)
25.2% Poor
Lighting 90.3
Reflection 55.8
Parallax 77.2
26% 74.4 fps
MRender 43
Gravity 65.7
Splatting 63.8
24% 57.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 27%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 110 64 87 99 102 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 300
Write 154
Mixed 205
SusWrite 109
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 9.4
4K Mixed 12.7
45% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 76.4
DQ Write 42.3
DQ Mixed 40.9
35% 53.2 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 35%
Great: 52%
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 (65th percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 14.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 51.4%
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 735 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 68%
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Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $713
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