Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 56%
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 55.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1768 x 992 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:53
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-8350-$95
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
55.5% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 70.1
SC Mixed 76
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 269
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 469
68% 449 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$215
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 172
Reflection 184
Parallax 205
57% 187 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 206
Splatting 168
75% 176 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
313GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 143
Write 119
Mixed 113
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.22
103% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 106%
Toshiba External USB 3.0 500GB
2GB free, PID a007
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 30.8
Write 31.1
Mixed 30.5
40% 30.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.19
52% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL7-4 F3-12800CL9-4 F3-10666CL7-4 F3-12800CL9-4 16GB
667, 800, 667, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
37.5% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 11.9
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 9.6
25% 8.87 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
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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 9,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $669
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