Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51% 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 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 21 '18 at 16:01
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$226
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 162
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 451
48% 377 Pts
64-Core 412
28% 412 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 520
Asus(1043 83A0) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 300 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
1.85% Terrible
Lighting 2.3
Reflection 3.15
Parallax 2.03
2% 2.5 fps
MRender 2.52
Gravity 2.23
Splatting 1.96
2% 2.24 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.85%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$66
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 445
Write 108
Mixed 153
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 14
75% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 78.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 27.9
41% 74.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
57GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 127
Write 122
Mixed 70.8
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.29
96% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-442.A00LF 9905403-444.A00LF 9905403-444.A00LF 9905403-442.A00LF 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.6% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 13
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V GEN3 Builds (Compare 1,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $746
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