Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics78% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:56
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core-$197
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43.4% Average
SC Int 72.9
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 73.8
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 199
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 240
34% 229 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 228
Parallax 271
73% 238 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 230
Splatting 163
82% 190 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 290 314 305 299 293 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 409
Write 382
Mixed 222
SusWrite 298
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 32.3
112% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 42.9
40% 59.5 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
79% Very good
Read 187
Write 97.6
Mixed 74.5
SusWrite 88.7
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
283GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 118 122 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 81.9
SusWrite 121
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 106%
Seagate ST3500414CS 500GB
140GB free
Firmware: CA14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 75.8
Write 74
Mixed 44.5
SusWrite 88.6
52% 70.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 18
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 83%
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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 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $610
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