Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3

Performance Results

Gaming 27%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive25.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 PRO GEN3  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120217
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-2600K-$429
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
65.8% Good
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 92.6
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 324
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 471
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
Nvidia(10DE 0898) 1GB
CLim: 835 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
21.5% Poor
Lighting 59.5
Reflection 61.7
Parallax 57.9
18% 59.7 fps
MRender 56.1
Gravity 62.1
Splatting 50.2
24% 56.1 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY XLR8 240GB-$79
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
25.5% Poor
Read 351
Write 6.74
Mixed 13.5
26% 124 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 6.77
38% 10.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 146
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.31
70% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 87%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600EL Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.8
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 82%
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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 PRO GEN3 Builds (Compare 2,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $837
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