Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 61%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 02:52
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-8320-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
51.7% Above average
SC Int 68.9
SC Float 62.2
SC Mixed 66.5
53% 65.9 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 258
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 442
65% 433 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Gigabyte(1458 367C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 261
Reflection 220
Parallax 245
79% 242 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 225
Splatting 157
79% 183 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
42GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 66% Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
42GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 153
Write 155
Mixed 141
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.17
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.33
129% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.9
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-990FXA-UD3 Builds (Compare 7,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $670
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