Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics87.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
23 months ago, 23 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131126
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 17 '18 at 16:11
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-6600K APU-$124
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Memory 77.7
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 144
60% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 241
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 119
Parallax 118
91% 116 fps
MRender 96.1
Gravity 104
Splatting 84.6
57% 94.9 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS256GSSD360S 256GB
86GB free
Firmware: 20151027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 182 187 183 182 179 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.3% Average
Read 198
Write 176
Mixed 133
SusWrite 181
39% 172 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 7.3
72% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 8.8
18% 35.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 133 119 109 107 151 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 109
Write 118
Mixed 62
SusWrite 125
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
21.1% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 3.9
MC Mixed 6.2
18% 6.27 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.9
21% 7.27 GB/s
Latency 84.9
47% 84.9 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 28%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-F2A55M-HD2 Builds (Compare 557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $262
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