Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

Gaming 63%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory19.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111122
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateOct 20 '17 at 03:12
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2400-$87
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
54% Above average
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 163
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 307
41% 304 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Zotac(19DA 1394) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Lighting 300
Reflection 274
Parallax 306
79% 293 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 273
Splatting 196
74% 218 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 960GB-$159
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.7% Good
Read 263
Write 248
Mixed 254
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 22.5
90% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 45.1
74% 143 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 101%
4TB Raid WDBlack 4TB
885GB free
Firmware: 1.0. Max speed: PIO DMA 16 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
127% Outstanding
Read 337
Write 107
Mixed 130
142% 191 MB/s
4K Read 1.94
4K Write 3.21
4K Mixed 1.09
262% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 127%
Great: 127%
7GB free, PID 0736
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Read 19.1
Write 16.2
Mixed 15.1
21% 16.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.32
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1.14
106% 2.62 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL10-8GBXL F3-12800CL10-8GBXL F3-12800CL10-8GBXL F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 16.5
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Builds (Compare 3,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $760
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