Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 41.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.5% 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 Drive44.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 31 '16 at 17:23
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
41.7% Average
1-Core 65.6
2-Core 123
45% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 414
40% 318 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5354
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 35.8
Parallax 31.4
9% 34.2 fps
MRender 33.5
Gravity 36.8
Splatting 37.1
11% 35.8 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Wildfire 120GB-$91
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 322
Write 162
Mixed 206
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 7.99
71% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.5
DQ Write 61.6
DQ Mixed 11.5
17% 31.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 84%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
149GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 83.8
Mixed 31
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.35
104% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
43% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.2
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 136
30% 136 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 43%
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 15,545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $710
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