Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 28.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics18.3% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (63%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160119
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 19:33
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 63%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A8-7650K APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
28.3% Poor
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 99.6
32% 70 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 148
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1346 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 67
Reflection 44.8
Parallax 64.1
18% 58.6 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 64.9
Splatting 0.2
18% 39.9 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 63 72 60 51 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 87.5
Write 90
Mixed 33
SusWrite 64
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Expansion 1TB
903GB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 119 126 130 132 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
63.1% Good
Read 93
Write 126
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 127
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.3
112% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BD160B 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
14.5% Very poor
MC Read 5.9
MC Write 4.9
MC Mixed 4.5
15% 5.1 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 3.4
SC Mixed 4.7
11% 3.77 GB/s
Latency 248
16% 248 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-F2A78M-HD2 Builds (Compare 2,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A78M-HD2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $225
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