Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 46.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics57.5% 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 Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120330
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 03 '17 at 04:17
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-8120
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
46.7% Average
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 68.8
SC Mixed 68.8
55% 69 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 195
QC Mixed 223
48% 214 Pts
MC Int 361
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 352
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 144
Reflection 153
Parallax 228
54% 175 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 150
Splatting 159
60% 144 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$290
226GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 499
Write 352
Mixed 394
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 18.8
92% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 48.8
43% 62.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 72%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17.2
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 75%
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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 6,191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $565
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