Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120608
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 16 '18 at 03:58
Run Duration310 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-2600K-$319
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 88.7
1-Core 93
2-Core 183
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 462
50% 395 Pts
64-Core 461
28% 461 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
52.8% Above average
Lighting 67.6
Reflection 67
Parallax 59.8
55% 64.8 fps
MRender 71.9
Gravity 56.4
Splatting 52.2
48% 60.1 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 54%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY4 512GB
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.9% Average
Read 253
Write 185
Mixed 195
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 9.16
77% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 17.1
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 12.4
35% 70.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 85%
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$42
32GB free
Firmware: 2.15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 496
Write 136
Mixed 212
61% 281 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 10.5
81% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 48.4
46% 69.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$50
532GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 114
Write 148
Mixed 109
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 5.46
4K Mixed 0.79
206% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 108%
WD My Book 1140 2TB
940GB free, PID 1140
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
31% Below average
Read 76.8
Write 72.9
Mixed 55.6
86% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.16
49% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 31%
Great: 49%
Adata DashDrive Elite UE700 USB 3.0 64GB-$33
32GB free, PID de7a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 18.5
Mixed 26.7
32% 26 MB/s
4K Read 3.72
4K Write 0.19
4K Mixed 0.19
27% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 50%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB-$12
26GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 12.1
Mixed 12.2
20% 19 MB/s
4K Read 5.28
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.84
83% 2.38 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.5
SC Mixed 15.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $526
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