Asus Z77-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive169% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z77-A  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 04 '18 at 22:24
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3770-$190
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65.9% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 211
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 526
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 529
36% 529 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$159
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Lighting 207
Reflection 180
Parallax 190
54% 192 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 196
Splatting 156
54% 167 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1060 976 947 938 576 534 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,030
Write 948
Mixed 554
SusWrite 838
189% 843 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.8
163% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 588
437% 581 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 169%
Great: 315%
SMI USB disk 8GB
0GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 20.5
Write 7.3
Mixed 4.3
11% 10.7 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 11%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.6% Very good
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.7
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 21.3
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 53
75% 53 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77-A Builds (Compare 1,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z77-A - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $815
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