Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.7% 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 Drive79.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 26 '17 at 22:35
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$108
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.5% Good
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 85.2
68% 84.4 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 302
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 542
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1030 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Lighting 163
Reflection 141
Parallax 191
52% 165 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 173
Splatting 174
69% 157 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
88GB 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 (16th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 513
Write 393
Mixed 416
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 21.2
112% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 38.4
DQ Write 65.3
DQ Mixed 21
25% 41.6 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
383GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 146
Write 135
Mixed 143
107% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.29
113% 1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 105%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 32GB
28GB free, PID 1689
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
7.82% Terrible
Read 22.6
Write 15.5
Mixed 19.3
24% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 2.79
4K Write 0.17
4K Mixed 0.16
22% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.82%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
33.3% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.6
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.3
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 36%
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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-UD5 Builds (Compare 1,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $675
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