Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
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 75.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 980 = 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)
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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120206
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 24 '17 at 06:40
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$279
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
75.1% Very good
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 97
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 369
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 477
70% 470 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
EVGA(3842 1572) 1.2GB
MaxC: 797 MHz, MaxM: 975 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 372.90
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 107
Parallax 109
31% 122 fps
MRender 78.7
Gravity 65.5
Splatting 65.2
50% 69.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 41%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$325
828GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
WD WD2500KS-00MJB0 250GB-$79
73GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 52.8
Write 53.3
Mixed 38.5
36% 48.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.34
92% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 35%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$38
38GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
35.7% Below average
Read 69.1
Write 55.2
Mixed 48.2
43% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.37
83% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 35.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.3% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.7
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 83%
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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 1,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $828
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