Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-3470-$134
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 99.2
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 382
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 342
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.9% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 115
Parallax 138
42% 130 fps
MRender 83.7
Gravity 121
Splatting 82.1
41% 95.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$94
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 188 189 187 194 188 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 357
Write 227
Mixed 268
SusWrite 189
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 32.7
110% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 159
137% 206 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 94%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB-$42
53GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 176 176 172 172 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 238
Write 133
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 175
188% 152 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 8
695% 10.2 MB/s
DQ Read 10.8
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 9
730% 10.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 62%
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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 3,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $859
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