Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop 61%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33% 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 Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:25
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 361
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 553
82% 544 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
EVGA(3842 2662) 2GB
CLim: 1257 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
33% Below average
Lighting 89
Reflection 69.9
Parallax 112
30% 90.4 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 101
Splatting 64.2
35% 80.9 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 33%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 177
Write 80
Mixed 97.9
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 11.3
68% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 27.6
38% 70.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36%
Great: 71%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$53
96GB free
Firmware: JP4OA39C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 96.7
Write 104
Mixed 86.1
72% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.25
64% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 991995 (996995) 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
35.1% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.2
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 11.9
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 65%
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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 1,917 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $631
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