Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.8% 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 Drive43.9% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 18 '17 at 19:29
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 96.3
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 352
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 353
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660 Ti-$362
MSI(1462 2843) 2GB
MaxC: 1306 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 87.1
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 108
29% 88.9 fps
MRender 82.9
Gravity 127
Splatting 67.8
41% 92.7 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 120GB
11GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 364
Write 86.1
Mixed 108
40% 186 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 12.9
67% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 99.8
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 7.69
29% 64.7 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 84%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
252GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 275
Write 224
Mixed 191
172% 230 MB/s
4K Read 2.64
4K Write 2.84
4K Mixed 0.54
222% 2 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 143%
Great: 247%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 63%
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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 1,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $837
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