Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 10:37
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i5-2500K-$246
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
61.7% Good
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 92
74% 92.4 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 309
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 347
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 308
48% 320 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 304
Parallax 336
108% 332 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 308
Splatting 212
104% 241 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD PLUS 480GB
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z31000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 347
Write 304
Mixed 261
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 14.6
85% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 16.1
28% 51.4 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 105%
Sandisk S060GG25 60GB
26GB free
Firmware: 362A13F0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Read 154
Write 53.9
Mixed 82.9
21% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 7.98
58% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 53.7
DQ Mixed 7.26
14% 27.9 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 39%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
2TB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 135
Write 135
Mixed 74.3
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.2
78% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 98%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$89
224GB free
Firmware: CC54 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 166
Mixed 85.9
102% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94%
Great: 98%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 500GB-$159
41GB free
Firmware: GM4OA5CA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.4% Below average
Read 55.4
Write 50.1
Mixed 34.2
35% 46.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CML16GX3M2A1600C10 029E CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 029E CML16GX3M2A1600C10 029E CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11.7
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $712
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