Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5

Performance Results

Gaming 80%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 46%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 48%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.2% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131003
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 02 '18 at 21:12
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-8370-$160
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48% Average
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 73.9
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 213
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 411
MC Mixed 459
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.19
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 340
Parallax 364
110% 351 fps
MRender 229
Gravity 378
Splatting 241
124% 283 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 512GB
157GB free
Firmware: HTGAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 380
Write 364
Mixed 337
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 18.2
83% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 60.1
DQ Mixed 16.6
20% 32.8 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
852GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 178
Mixed 121
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.2
88% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 18
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 79%
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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 1,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $757
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