Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 20%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 55.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 03:24
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-9590-$125
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
55.4% Above average
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 78.2
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 264
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 468
69% 456 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
13.2% Very poor
Lighting 32.2
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 30.6
10% 29.4 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 47.4
Splatting 26
16% 35.7 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 13.2%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
820GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 167
Mixed 139
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.21
95% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 8.5
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 87.2
46% 87.2 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 50%
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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 7,895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 55%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $665
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