Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Very high background CPU (96%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:06
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 96%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 A10-7860K APU (2014 D.Ka)-$91
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42.5% Average
SC Int 59
SC Float 50.8
SC Mixed 51.1
43% 53.6 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 233
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 234
35% 232 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 54%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
790GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 168
Write 116
Mixed 139
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.27
89% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Relative performance (0th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 7.1
19% 6.63 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 5.2
12% 4.13 GB/s
Latency 171
23% 171 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-F2A78M-HD2 Builds (Compare 1,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $275
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