Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.08% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive45% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110708
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:27
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 below expectations (38th percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 91.4
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 92.3
74% 92.3 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 341
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 347
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V1 1.1 GHz)
ASRock(1849 0112) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
2.08% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 8.2
Parallax 4.4
2% 6.23 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 3.3
Splatting 8.6
2% 6.07 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.08%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 82 88 84 86 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
45% Average
Read 138
Write 116
Mixed 121
SusWrite 84.8
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 28.7
101% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 30.8
34% 54.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45%
Great: 61%
Seagate ST3750840AS 750GB
684GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 27 26 26 27 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 24% Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
50% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 16
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 1,132 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $724
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