Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.1% 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 Drive57.5% 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.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 05 '17 at 18:33
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 463
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 596
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$149
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Lighting 120
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 122
36% 109 fps
MRender 80.2
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.1
42% 93.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 520 Series 120GB-$85
24GB free
Firmware: 400i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 515
Write 149
Mixed 189
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 13.3
70% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 41.6
65% 124 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 78%
WD WD40EURX 4TB-$173
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Read 125
Write 132
Mixed 120
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.22
84% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 19.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.7%
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 Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Builds (Compare 616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $990
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