Asus P8Z77-M PRO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 9 years and 2 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 (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus P8Z77-M PRO  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130906
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 29 '18 at 16:55
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 105
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 464
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 465
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Gigabyte(1458 228F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
68.3% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 158
Parallax 285
71% 214 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 167
Splatting 180
66% 159 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV300S37A240G 240GB
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.G
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 485
Write 476
Mixed 361
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 30.9
128% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 78.3
113% 205 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 94%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$72
794GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 83 82 83 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 124
Write 120
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 83
70% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 85%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$53
362GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 106 106 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 64
SusWrite 107
71% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX2400C11D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX2400C11D3/4GX 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
61.7% Good
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.9
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical P8Z77-M PRO Builds (Compare 1,405 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-M PRO - $360

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $862
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