Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 65.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive88.8% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '16 at 23:41
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-3570K-$331
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
65.3% Good
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 308
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 396
60% 398 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6850
XFX(1682 3110) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
14.4% Very poor
Lighting 51.6
Reflection 35.2
Parallax 46.3
15% 44.4 fps
MRender 25.1
Gravity 34.2
Splatting 39.9
14% 33.1 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB-$245
40GB free
Firmware: M311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 488
Write 331
Mixed 275
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 31.5
127% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 68.9
97% 180 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 101%
WD Elements 2TB
652GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 28.2
Write 24.5
Mixed 18.8
30% 23.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.2
69% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15%
Great: 44%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB-$48
55GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 235
Write 99.5
Mixed 23.1
117% 119 MB/s
4K Read 5.79
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.59
66% 2.36 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 20.5
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,022
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