Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics9.2% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive55.7% 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.
Run History
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111122
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '20 at 15:31
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600-$202
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 193
78% 130 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 471
55% 420 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
9.2% Terrible
Lighting 10.9
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 9.22
9% 11 fps
MRender 15.1
Gravity 11.3
Splatting 14.9
10% 13.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.2%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
411GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 207 209 209 208 208 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.7% Above average
Read 216
Write 208
Mixed 196
SusWrite 209
47% 207 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 31.3
101% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 46.3
39% 54 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.6
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Builds (Compare 1,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
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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