Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 58.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130715
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 03:45
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-8350-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
58.3% Above average
SC Int 84.3
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 77.5
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 286
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 504
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 168
Parallax 312
76% 229 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 185
Splatting 186
71% 168 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 120GB-$82
43GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 437
Write 352
Mixed 405
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 9.09
4K Write 11.6
4K Mixed 8.15
30% 9.63 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 68.2
100% 188 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 193
Mixed 185
148% 197 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.25
100% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 116%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
41GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 83.2
Write 83.5
Mixed 84
63% 83.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.33
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 59%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
13GB free, PID 2321
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 67.9
Write 89
Mixed 64.9
98% 73.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.32
59% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D18ADS3 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 933 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
49.5% Average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 65.1
62% 65.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $666
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