Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics3.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 28 '18 at 22:53
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 497
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 504
75% 502 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V1 1.1 GHz)
ASRock(1849 0112) 2.2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
3.43% Terrible
Lighting 10.1
Reflection 13.2
Parallax 7.2
3% 10.2 fps
MRender 10.1
Gravity 5.5
Splatting 14.4
4% 10 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.43%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$129
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 349
Write 351
Mixed 337
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 13.1
94% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 12.2
18% 32.8 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 160
Write 116
Mixed 110
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.19
57% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.8
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 53.2
75% 53.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Builds (Compare 2,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $711
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