Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics74.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive34% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121024
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:50
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-3770K-$529
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
72.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 344
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 532
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Lighting 245
Reflection 218
Parallax 226
74% 229 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 217
Splatting 146
75% 174 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 mSATA 120GB-$398
24GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
34% Below average
Read 262
Write 114
Mixed 158
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 11
52% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 30.4
DQ Mixed 10.8
12% 20.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 34%
Great: 76%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
120GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 95.2
Write 95.3
Mixed 89.9
70% 93.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.26
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
57.2% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 17.4
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 18.5
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 70%
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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-D3H Builds (Compare 3,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H - $333

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,083
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