Asus Z77-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus Z77-A  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130712
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 20:47
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 97.9
1-Core 119
2-Core 237
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 463
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 523
Reflection 506
Parallax 552
137% 527 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 524
Splatting 281
136% 353 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 135%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7TE512HMHP-000 512GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT06L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 280 274 203 178 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 480
Write 295
Mixed 205
SusWrite 227
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 31.4
126% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 91.8
115% 211 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 161 151 162 157 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 73
SusWrite 156
88% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB-$30
80GB free
Firmware: CC2J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 91 92 91 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 96.5
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 91.3
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 29.6
MC Mixed 25.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 22.5
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77-A Builds (Compare 368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z77-A - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $761
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