Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Gaming 15%
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation 24%
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 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 35.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics9.85% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateAug 30 '16 at 18:32
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8300-$130
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
35.1% Below average
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 65.6
34% 64.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 302
30% 242 Pts
64-Core 319
21% 319 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
9.85% Terrible
Lighting 35.2
Reflection 36
Parallax 31.3
9% 34.2 fps
MRender 32.7
Gravity 37.5
Splatting 36.9
11% 35.7 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.85%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 327
Write 156
Mixed 207
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 13.2
78% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 95.9
DQ Mixed 13.6
24% 45.7 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 82%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
149GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 87.1
Write 55.5
Mixed 28.1
42% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.18
29% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 13.8
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 8.7
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 60%
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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 14,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 50%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $699
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