Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 74%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121024
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateDec 06 '17 at 07:34
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-3550-$270
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3550 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
74% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 375
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 382
59% 391 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74%
Great: 79%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2500 (Desktop 1.05 GHz)
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
2.84% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 6.4
Parallax 5.9
2% 6.53 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 4.5
Splatting 11
3% 8.63 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.84%
Great: 2%
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 216
Reflection 194
Parallax 231
68% 214 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 154
72% 168 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
308GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 113
Write 105
Mixed 98.9
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.19
81% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 19.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.6%
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-Z77X-D3H Builds (Compare 2,315 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H - $333

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,081
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