Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.7% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive68% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 14:59
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
54.9% Above average
Memory 67
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 129
54% 88.2 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 334
37% 283 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Gigabyte(1458 227D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 36.5
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 51.9
30% 42.3 fps
MRender 32.8
Gravity 34.7
Splatting 26.9
28% 31.5 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVQ0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 81 81 82 81 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
68% Good
Read 427
Write 283
Mixed 355
SusWrite 81.5
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 30.3
119% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 96.9
106% 179 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
276GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 133 129 132 134 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 143
Write 140
Mixed 70.1
SusWrite 132
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4 Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C F3-12800CL9-4 Hynix HMT351U6BFR8C 16GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34% Below average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 12
MC Mixed 11.2
35% 12.1 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.4
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $525
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