Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 48.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics49.8% 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 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.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
17 months ago, 17 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 31 '18 at 14:13
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
48.5% Average
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 146
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 474
47% 373 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
49.8% Average
Lighting 196
Reflection 150
Parallax 243
53% 196 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 157
Splatting 169
46% 149 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 147
Write 124
Mixed 173
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.23
81% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26.4% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.33 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 49%
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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 13,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $669
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