Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive65.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 01 '17 at 14:01
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$194
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 425
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 641
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$148
48GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 511
Write 342
Mixed 356
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 22.6
98% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 57.1
97% 191 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 91%
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 120GB-$65
40GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 502
Write 184
Mixed 280
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 14.4
84% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 68.6
91% 166 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 80%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 47% Great: 82%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 47% Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$98
991GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 120
Write 118
Mixed 126
92% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.18
78% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 23.2
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $866
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