Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 1 month 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121122
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 09 '16 at 11:56
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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-$375
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 404
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 551
81% 542 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6881
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 180
Parallax 198
63% 195 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 190
Splatting 128
68% 156 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
20GB free
Firmware: 505A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 29% Great: 66%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 45% Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.7% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 10.8
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.7%
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-UP7 Builds (Compare 140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,172
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