Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics18.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive46.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20100723
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '15 at 20:17
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 59
SC Mixed 73.9
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 295
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 432
69% 453 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
MSI(1462 2381) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver.
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (50 fps cap detected)
18.8% Very poor
Lighting 51.5
Reflection 52.2
Parallax 48.7
16% 50.8 fps
MRender 49
Gravity 53.8
Splatting 46.9
21% 49.9 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$78
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.8% Average
Read 184
Write 118
Mixed 137
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 12.6
89% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 40.1
59% 112 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 78%
WD WD1501FASS-00U0B 1.5TB
129GB free
Firmware: 01.00101 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 120
Write 114
Mixed 102
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.44
124% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 83%
Patriot Supersonic Boost XT USB 3.0 16GB-$11
15GB free, PID 5100
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
8.75% Terrible
Read 31.1
Write 12.9
Mixed 15.9
22% 20 MB/s
4K Read 5.71
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.38
35% 2.04 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 8.75%
Great: 20%
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Typical GA-890FXA-UD5 Builds (Compare 409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 25%
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $700
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