Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 37.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130205
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJul 15 '16 at 19:47
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T-$165
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
37.4% Below average
1-Core 58.2
2-Core 111
40% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 298
32% 250 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
EVGA(3842 2663) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5382
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.91% Terrible
Lighting 77.4
Reflection 65.2
Parallax 98.8
20% 80.5 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 0.91%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
80% Excellent
Read 495
Write 321
Mixed 340
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 22.1
108% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 71.3
86% 153 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
763GB free
Firmware: 80.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 223
Write 165
Mixed 158
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.33
140% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 111%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 12.5
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 8.8
21% 7.33 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 53%
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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 16,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $685
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