Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 47.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 14:56
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
47.1% Average
SC Int 84.9
SC Float 49.9
SC Mixed 63.5
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 235
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 349
55% 364 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 157
Parallax 247
68% 203 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 163
Splatting 176
64% 155 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST2000LX001-1RG174 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 99.6
Write 68.2
Mixed 62.3
57% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.66
4K Mixed 0.36
127% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 64%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$98
114GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 70.7
Write 50
Mixed 46.5
42% 55.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$115
41GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 106
Write 114
Mixed 98.9
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.51
94% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 74%
Seagate FreeAgent 1.5TB
37GB free, PID 3001
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
14% Very poor
Read 27.4
Write 27.4
Mixed 11.2
27% 22 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.28
55% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14%
Great: 19%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 12.2
32% 11 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 7.8
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32%
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 5,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $685
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