Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive78.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 06 '18 at 01:29
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 470
64% 468 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below potential (63rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.7% Above average
Lighting 226
Reflection 198
Parallax 208
59% 211 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 207
Splatting 161
57% 172 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 240GB-$350
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: L2010410
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 283 283 282 282 283 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 377
Write 283
Mixed 266
SusWrite 274
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 29.2
108% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 265
210% 294 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 95%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
11GB free, PID c75c
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 11 11 11 11 11 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
7.64% Terrible
Read 28.2
Write 10.5
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 11.3
17% 14.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.64%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 54%
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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 1,811 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $781
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