Asus Z77-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.3% 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 Drive84.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Z77-A  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '20 at 21:33
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 31%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3770-$297
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Memory 92.3
1-Core 101
2-Core 151
72% 115 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 492
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.3% Above average
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 77.5
Parallax 70.3
56% 72.2 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 71
57% 69.6 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 mSATA 256GB
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT48D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 249 253 253 258 249 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 478
Write 257
Mixed 195
SusWrite 252
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 29.8
120% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 84.6
126% 238 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
102GB free
Firmware: GH2ZB550
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 88 89 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 95.1
Write 93.1
Mixed 20.7
SusWrite 88.4
54% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 71%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$44
580GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 136 136 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 134
Write 122
Mixed 70.6
SusWrite 135
85% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 87%
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
310GB free
Firmware: GH2OA440
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 115 113 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 113
Write 114
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 114
65% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
120% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.6
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 18.2
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z77-A Builds (Compare 703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z77-A - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $831
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