Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 57%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 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 53.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive58.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory60.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140909
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:04
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 FX-9590-$122
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
53.1% Above average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 62.9
SC Mixed 68.8
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 264
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 456
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
EVGA(3842 2666) 3GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 75.6
Reflection 64.1
Parallax 99.8
26% 79.8 fps
MRender 70
Gravity 88.9
Splatting 59.8
32% 72.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$75
205GB free
Firmware: CXB7201Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
150% Outstanding
Read 1,260
Write 884
Mixed 1,022
234% 1,055 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 33.5
135% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 44.4
49% 83.5 MB/s
Poor: 119%
This bench: 150%
Great: 230%
Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 180GB-$77
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 445
Write 183
Mixed 250
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 18.5
81% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 46.3
54% 93.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.7
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 44%
Great: 123%
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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 8,388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $488
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