Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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. 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 73.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 22:01
Run Duration351 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 68%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3570K-$115
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
73.5% Very good
Memory 93.7
1-Core 92
2-Core 160
72% 115 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 346
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 295
Reflection 230
Parallax 270
78% 265 fps
MRender 253
Gravity 240
Splatting 179
72% 224 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 130
Write 94
Mixed 13.3
17% 79.2 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 56.2
4K Mixed 21.6
76% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.7
DQ Write 47.9
DQ Mixed 30.3
24% 33.6 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 61%
WDC WDS500G2B0A-00SM50 500GB
405GB free
Firmware: 401000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 381 381 381 383 379 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 289
Write 301
Mixed 218
SusWrite 377
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 6.9
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 28.3
72% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 38
37% 57.2 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
364GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 106
Write 99.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 62.3
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C11D3/4G KHX1866C11D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G 16GB
1867, 1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
64.8% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 20.5
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 60.6
66% 60.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z77-DS3H Builds (Compare 1,854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $280

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $715
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