Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
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 percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.79% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive86.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V GEN3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '15 at 08:21
Run Duration275 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 406
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 407
61% 408 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Desktop V1 1.1 GHz)
Asus(1043 844D) 3GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
2.79% Terrible
Lighting 6.3
Reflection 8.5
Parallax 4.5
1% 6.43 fps
MRender 6.7
Gravity 3.4
Splatting 8.9
4% 6.33 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.79%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$94
207GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 509
Write 414
Mixed 418
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 21.2
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 22
28% 48.7 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 115%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$87
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 148
Mixed 135
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.33
4K Mixed 0.29
110% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 90%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 32GB-$22
21GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 211
Write 53.7
Mixed 63.4
109% 109 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 1.52
167% 6.64 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 51%
Lexar Echo 32GB
18GB free, PID a01a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
7.48% Terrible
Read 27.3
Write 10.5
Mixed 14.5
19% 17.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.03
4K Write 0.01
4K Mixed 0.01
20% 1.69 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.48%
Great: 8%
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Gaming 75%
Desktop 69%
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Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $678
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