Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics9.56% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive45.9% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1776 x 1000 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '18 at 17:34
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-2600K-$145
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Memory 91.9
1-Core 92.6
2-Core 181
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 431
45% 350 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6850
PwrHis(1787 0B00) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
9.56% Terrible
Lighting 52.1
Reflection 35.3
Parallax 46.5
14% 44.6 fps
MRender 24.1
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 40
9% 32.8 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.56%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ VERTEX2 100GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 81 79 76 70 77 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 135
Write 112
Mixed 106
SusWrite 78.1
24% 108 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 28.1
108% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 34.8
33% 50.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 47%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
391GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 108 108 112 111 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
67% Good
Read 123
Write 122
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 110
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 67%
Great: 70%
USB DISK Pro 16GB
15GB free, PID 1a20
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.3 5.3 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
5.18% Terrible
Read 18.5
Write 2.5
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 5.2
8% 7.62 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.18%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 14.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $745
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