Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 46.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics23% 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 Drive62.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990XA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130204
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 20:52
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-6300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
46.7% Average
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 68.2
57% 71.6 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 231
51% 227 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 287
42% 277 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2385) 1GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
23% Poor
Lighting 63.9
Reflection 65.1
Parallax 61.9
20% 63.6 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 66
Splatting 53
26% 60 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23%
Great: 24%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
160GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 469
Write 263
Mixed 303
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 15.3
83% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.5
DQ Write 96.7
DQ Mixed 15.2
26% 47.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
26.1% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.73 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7.4
22% 7.87 GB/s
Latency 113
35% 113 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 26.1%
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-990XA-UD3 Builds (Compare 3,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $616
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