Asus Z77-A

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Z77-A  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140318
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '21 at 17:48
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
79% Very good
Memory 93.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 189
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 382
52% 379 Pts
64-Core 383
26% 383 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 843B) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 23.8
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 32.5
19% 27.9 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 30.5
Splatting 0.1
25% 21.4 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Galax TA1D0120A 120GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 36 2.7 27 53 46 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 309
Write 193
Mixed 226
SusWrite 44.3
43% 193 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 25
99% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 218
80% 192 MB/s
Poor: 29% Great: 80%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
643GB free
Firmware: 1AJ100E4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 114 119 117 121 120 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 118
Write 145
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 117
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
226% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
484GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 185 190 189 190 192 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 140
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 187
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
General USB Flash Disk 16GB
4GB free, PID 1327
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 24 27 26 26 20 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
14.3% Very poor
Read 29.6
Write 21.3
Mixed 16.1
SusWrite 23.8
30% 22.7 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 2.6
148% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2133 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.4
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus Z77-A - $144

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