Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 29%
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 51.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics47.4% 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 Drive60.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJan 28 '18 at 11:47
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 A8-5600K APU-$105
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
51.6% Above average
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 69.3
SC Mixed 75.1
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 262
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 258
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Asus(1043 04AE) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47.4% Average
Lighting 118
Reflection 159
Parallax 177
43% 151 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 120
Splatting 117
51% 121 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$203
29GB free
Firmware: X312 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 462
Write 183
Mixed 209
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 17.8
81% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 47.6
65% 120 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
118GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 115
Write 98.8
Mixed 100
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.31
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-18 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
26.1% Poor
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 7.97 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.9
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 27%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-F2A88XM-HD3 Builds (Compare 674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-HD3 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $307
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