Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 74.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.26% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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)
Memory8.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateJun 19 '21 at 20:28
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Memory 92.9
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 161
70% 112 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 511
51% 407 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
MSI(1462 2530) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
6.26% Terrible
Lighting 8.5
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 7.1
7% 8.3 fps
MRender 8.8
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 7.2
6% 7.5 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.26%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000AACS-00ZUB0 500GB
237GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 62 69 68 70 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 62.1
Write 60.5
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 65.5
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 51%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
442GB free
Firmware: CC35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 98 102 104 106 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 55.6
Write 98
Mixed 57.1
SusWrite 101
57% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 69%
Toshiba HDWN160 6TB
4TB free (System drive)
Firmware: FS1M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 57 68 67 69 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 170
Write 161
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 63.8
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.2
364% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
314GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 98 102 104 106 106 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 123
Write 90.4
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 100
71% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18.2
52% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 15.3
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 67%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 5 60 24.1" 1280 720 SAM0839 SMS24A450
Typical GA-990FXA-UD3 Builds (Compare 6,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $530
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