Gigabyte GA-990FX-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 65.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics39.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FX-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160406
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:39
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$129
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
65.2% Good
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 77.3
SC Mixed 86.9
70% 87.7 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 317
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 482
MC Mixed 579
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 3968) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
39.4% Below average
Lighting 133
Reflection 102
Parallax 101
38% 112 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 128
Splatting 87.3
41% 93.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
45GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
46% Average
Read 420
Write 109
Mixed 135
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 8.69
72% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 17.9
DQ Write 68.8
DQ Mixed 7.41
16% 31.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46%
Great: 65%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$108
105GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 99.9
Write 106
Mixed 93.5
75% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.22
82% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59%
Great: 77%
Seagate ST3500841AS 500GB
49GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 50.2
Write 49.6
Mixed 49.1
37% 49.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.32
70% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 33%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 3TB
1.5TB free, PID ab34
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 165
Write 146
Mixed 149
194% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
63% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM3X2G1333C9 CMZ8GX3M2A186 CM3X2G1333C9 CMZ8GX3M2A186 12GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.4% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 15.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 13.4
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-990FX-GAMING Builds (Compare 1,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FX-GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $707
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