Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.9% 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 Drive59% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110916
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateJun 26 '20 at 20:18
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 572
58% 461 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 451.48
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Lighting 217
Reflection 189
Parallax 207
57% 204 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 201
Splatting 134
56% 164 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 400i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 128 128 117 116 118 MB/s
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59% Above average
Read 239
Write 152
Mixed 184
SusWrite 121
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 28.8
113% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 161
122% 166 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 59%
Great: 89%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
2TB free, PID 331a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 151 150 147 147 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 108
Write 130
Mixed 108
SusWrite 148
173% 123 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.6
204% 3.87 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 73%
WD Elements 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
33.4% Below average
Read 104
Write 101
Mixed 58.8
SusWrite 56.8
104% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
94% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 45%
WD Elements 1TB
459GB free, PID 1042
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 64 64 63 62 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 101
Write 101
Mixed 59
SusWrite 63.3
106% 81.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
114% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BA160B.C16 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.2% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 14.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 Builds (Compare 1,129 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 - $390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,116
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