Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive177% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141007
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 00:57
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Memory 91.9
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 176
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 516
52% 414 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
MSI(1462 2730) 2GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
21.2% Poor
Lighting 26.4
Reflection 28.6
Parallax 32.1
22% 29 fps
MRender 25.8
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 34.1
16% 27.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 23%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$109
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 513 327 319 324 318 322 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Read 1,357
Write 1,092
Mixed 839
SusWrite 354
203% 911 MB/s
4K Read 58.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 74.9
249% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 492
DQ Mixed 522
394% 528 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 177%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
49.2% Average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 16.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-990FXA-UD3 Builds (Compare 4,321 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $468
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