Gigabyte GA-AB350M-Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemGigabyte AB350M-Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-AB350M-Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190730
Uptime12.1 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 09:25
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600-$210
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Memory 71
1-Core 131
2-Core 263
85% 155 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 833
84% 667 Pts
64-Core 1,094
73% 1,094 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.6% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 167
Parallax 182
50% 180 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 187
Splatting 148
52% 159 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,478
Write 2,308
Mixed 1,624
475% 2,137 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 87.6
294% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,222
DQ Write 1,096
DQ Mixed 1,154
867% 1,158 MB/s
Poor: 186% Great: 317%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$23
120GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 77 78 75 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 76
Write 72.3
Mixed 55
SusWrite 76.5
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 63%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$37
6GB free
Firmware: 0003LVM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 67 60 65 62 64 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 60
Write 62.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 62.2
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
87% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
109GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 107 108 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.1% Good
Read 107
Write 78.2
Mixed 64
SusWrite 106
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
67.7% Good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 24.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 99.2
40% 99.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 109%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-AB350M-Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 2,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350M-Gaming 3-CF - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $625
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