Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 88%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.9% 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 Drive89.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 00:55
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88% Excellent
Memory 94.8
1-Core 119
2-Core 237
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 470
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Lighting 68.7
Reflection 68.7
Parallax 60.2
57% 65.9 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 62.6
Splatting 54.3
41% 62.4 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG6 256GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JURA0101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 414 450 452 304 305 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 478
Write 451
Mixed 441
SusWrite 350
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 34.6
109% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 326
247% 332 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
635GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 152 151 154 153 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 146
Write 130
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 148
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 04EF Team-Elite-1600 029E CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 04EF Team-Elite-1600 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V GEN3 Builds (Compare 987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $552
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