Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 74.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics29.4% 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 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121024
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-3570K-$350
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
74.5% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 390
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 388
58% 386 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
29.4% Poor
Lighting 76.4
Reflection 63.3
Parallax 102
26% 80.5 fps
MRender 70
Gravity 89.8
Splatting 58
32% 72.6 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
2.5TB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 160
Mixed 162
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.34
89% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$39
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 109
Write 89.3
Mixed 92.6
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.28
75% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
61.4% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.5
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z77X-UP4 TH Builds (Compare 344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $798
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