Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110916
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '21 at 07:35
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$490
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 203
83% 138 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 591
62% 483 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Lighting 43.2
Reflection 43.4
Parallax 40.6
35% 42.4 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 44.3
Splatting 29.3
35% 37.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$199
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 379 343 112 76 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 458
Write 380
Mixed 354
SusWrite 214
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 33
96% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 159
131% 195 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 125%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$146
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 177 180 184 180 181 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 180
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 2.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
273% 2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 111%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$146
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 146 158 163 158 155 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 147
Write 150
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 156
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.2
337% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 111%
WD My Book 25EE 8TB
2.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 147 150 153 154 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 154
Write 170
Mixed 112
SusWrite 152
200% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.7
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V GEN3 Builds (Compare 1,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $898
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