Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 65.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics71.6% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 22:04
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$122
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.5% Good
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 84.6
69% 86.5 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 328
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 545
80% 528 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1055 MHz, MLim: 1355 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 160
Parallax 277
75% 220 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 184
Splatting 181
69% 165 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 153
Mixed 146
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
102% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 111%
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 (94th percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49%
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 6,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $568
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