Asus P8Z68-V

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110815
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '18 at 05:05
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-2600-$350
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 382
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 537
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 60
Reflection 60
Parallax 60
19% 60 fps
Gravity 58
Splatting 51.9
24% 55 fps
Poor: 54% Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 105
Write 119
Mixed 115
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.16
70% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 85%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$51
9GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
33.1% Below average
Read 108
Write 65.1
Mixed 31.2
76% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.36
4K Write 0.69
4K Mixed 0.58
59% 1.88 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 51%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 19.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V Builds (Compare 1,333 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $692
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