Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 74.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics36% 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 Drive40.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateApr 26 '21 at 03:34
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 179
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 345
47% 342 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
36% Below average
Lighting 46.4
Reflection 48.2
Parallax 42.9
38% 45.8 fps
MRender 37.3
Gravity 43.3
Splatting 37.7
34% 39.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 64GB-$92
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 49 54 42 48 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
40.7% Average
Read 356
Write 105
Mixed 153
SusWrite 46.5
36% 165 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 14.1
72% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 15.6
23% 41.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 65%
Hitachi HUA723030ALA640 3TB-$40
2TB free
Firmware: MKAONS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 141 140 140 142 141 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 138
Write 131
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 140
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: NS00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 147 153 149 156 148 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 137
Write 138
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 148
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.2
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Builds (Compare 1,590 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $616
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