Gigabyte GA-Z77-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics6.96% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-HD3  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121024
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:20
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-3470-$185
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 97.7
SC Float 98.9
SC Mixed 97.6
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 372
84% 372 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 367
56% 371 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
PwrHis(1787 2012) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
6.96% Terrible
Lighting 23
Reflection 20.2
Parallax 22.6
7% 21.9 fps
MRender 12.3
Gravity 19.2
Splatting 13.8
6% 15.1 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.96%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
413GB free
Firmware: CC4D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 150
Write 155
Mixed 140
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.31
95% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 16.2
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z77-HD3 Builds (Compare 276 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $884
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