Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131113
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 17:58
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-3770K-$488
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
76.4% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 366
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 521
78% 521 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
PNY(196E 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 369.9
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 170
Parallax 182
56% 178 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 170
Splatting 121
63% 146 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 480GB-$139
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 453
Write 206
Mixed 153
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 7.36
60% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 35.2
56% 114 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 77%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$134
2.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
838GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 152
Mixed 139
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.17
67% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 114%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$53
273GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 101
Write 91.8
Mixed 93.8
72% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.42
101% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 76%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
61GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 149
Write 50.9
Mixed 62.5
65% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.16
52% 0.38 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 106%
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$99
21GB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 93.1
Mixed 91.6
70% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.29
103% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.3% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z77-DS3H Builds (Compare 3,228 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $682
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