Asus P8Z68-V LX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 71%
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V LX  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120612
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 21 '17 at 22:41
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
67.5% Good
Memory 84.8
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 174
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 301
40% 296 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
104% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 157
Parallax 135
98% 138 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 140
Splatting 114
110% 124 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$87
161GB free
Firmware: CC34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 66.1
Write 79.9
Mixed 60.5
52% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST3320311CS 320GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CA12 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
37.4% Below average
Read 68.1
Write 62
Mixed 63.5
49% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.27
70% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 52%
ST4000DM 005-2DP166 4TB
943GB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
17.4% Very poor
Read 32.7
Write 28.2
Mixed 10.5
28% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.26
82% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.1
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 15.4
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z68-V LX Builds (Compare 3,451 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 40%
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Desktop 80%
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V LX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $686
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