Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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)
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte AB350-Gaming 3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X-$130
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 97.1
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 361
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 606
90% 598 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$195
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
43.1% Average
Lighting 189
Reflection 177
Parallax 195
59% 187 fps
MRender 34.8
Gravity 95
Splatting 92
31% 73.9 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra 3D 250GB-$53
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 404
Write 185
Mixed 202
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 11.8
100% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 34.4
55% 106 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2800 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
41.8% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 13.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 98.7
40% 98.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF Builds (Compare 14,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $731
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