Asus P8Z68-V

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive67.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '21 at 19:13
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 92.4
1-Core 93.2
2-Core 175
73% 120 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 358
49% 356 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
EVGA(3842 1571) 1.2GB
CLim: 732 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Lighting 23.1
Reflection 38.8
Parallax 27.6
19% 29.8 fps
MRender 37.6
Gravity 20.6
Splatting 24.2
19% 27.5 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM01B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 245 263 266 253 264 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 446
Write 258
Mixed 276
SusWrite 257
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 19.9
84% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 138
114% 170 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 76%
Toshiba MK7559GSXF 750GB
699GB free
Firmware: GQ108B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 102 101 102 102 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 99.8
Write 102
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 101
58% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V Builds (Compare 1,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V - $390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,051
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