Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive50.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:10
Run Duration252 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$300
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 86.4
SC Mixed 87.2
68% 84.8 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 288
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 516
77% 511 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$130
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 445
Write 111
Mixed 198
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 11.3
76% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 63.6
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 7.67
30% 63.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
0GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 94
Write 80.4
Mixed 90.1
67% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.33
105% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
26.6% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.33 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.37 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 34%
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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 405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $745
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