Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.72% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120919
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 17:12
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i3-3245
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3245 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 93.9
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 240
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 232
35% 233 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Desktop 1.15 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
3.72% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 13.4
Parallax 8.6
3% 11.2 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 17
6% 11.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.72%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
621GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65% Good
Read 113
Write 113
Mixed 110
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.26
89% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$58
376GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
61% Good
Read 110
Write 103
Mixed 101
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 0.62
4K Mixed 0.16
39% 0.34 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 61%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 859B BLS2G3D1609DS1S00. 859B BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 859B BLS2G3D1609DS1S00. 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.7% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 17.9
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
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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-DS3H Builds (Compare 1,840 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,129
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