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 (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 96.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive59.6% 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
MotherboardAsrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 03 '18 at 00:30
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$375
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 497
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 644
96% 638 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 512GB-$87
65GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 516
Write 345
Mixed 358
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 13
84% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 47.9
DQ Mixed 61.7
40% 44.7 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 120%
Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 120GB-$65
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 516
Write 185
Mixed 274
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 10.6
80% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 10.6
37% 74.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 80%
Adata SU800 1TB
710GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 135
Write 143
Mixed 135
104% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.83
4K Mixed 0.64
161% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
540GB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 111
Write 108
Mixed 103
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.21
75% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 106%
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 (71st percentile)
75.1% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23.7
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 22.3
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 48.8
82% 48.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 81%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $836
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