Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
Boot Drive44.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121024
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 12 '14 at 02:54
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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-$300
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
70.4% Very good
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 96.4
77% 95.9 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 347
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 545
80% 539 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Sapphire(174B E217) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.2% Below average
Lighting 96.8
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 138
34% 105 fps
MRender 58.3
Gravity 95.7
Splatting 86.3
34% 80.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$98
30GB free
Firmware: BBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.3% Average
Read 186
Write 142
Mixed 137
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 12.7
79% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 36.9
49% 88.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$55
662GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 61% Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$65
456GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 92.2
Write 90.9
Mixed 85.4
67% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.36
86% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 66%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$12
30GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 103
Write 54.2
Mixed 41.4
74% 66.2 MB/s
4K Read 8.04
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 1.08
114% 3.5 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 33%
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Typical GA-Z77X-D3H Builds (Compare 2,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H - $333

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