Asus P8Z68-V LX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics22.1% 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 Drive74.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V LX  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130701
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateApr 18 '16 at 18:15
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 111
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 403
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 590
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
EVGA(3842 1561) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6472
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Lighting 62.3
Reflection 63.4
Parallax 59.2
19% 61.6 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 65.3
Splatting 51.1
24% 57 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 24%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 256GB-$164
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 476
Write 285
Mixed 267
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 18.2
88% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 70.7
105% 198 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 87%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$70
495GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
42.3% Average
Read 83.1
Write 64
Mixed 61.6
52% 69.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 61%
Hitachi HTS543225L9A300 250GB-$40
51GB free
Firmware: FBEOC40C Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
21% Poor
Read 35.2
Write 37.8
Mixed 34.4
27% 35.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.33
75% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 21%
Great: 34%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$9
11GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
8% Terrible
Read 32.6
Write 9.92
Mixed 11
18% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.34
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.14
22% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.2% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 22.1
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 51.6
78% 51.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V LX Builds (Compare 3,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $711
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