Performance Results

Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 55%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC.
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 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics87.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.7% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 19:36
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 Athlon II X4 860K-$68
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
53.4% Above average
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 79.7
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 251
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 294
43% 284 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$165
MaxC: 1380 MHz, MaxM: 1905 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Lighting 173
Reflection 180
Parallax 256
68% 203 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 172
Splatting 127
108% 149 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$50
75GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 496
Write 318
Mixed 333
84% 382 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 10.1
80% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 95.4
DQ Mixed 44.8
56% 101 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 81%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.9% Excellent
Read 148
Write 164
Mixed 128
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.6
191% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$57
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
39.3% Below average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 16.4
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 10.8
25% 8.63 GB/s
Latency 90.1
44% 90.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891) Builds (Compare 465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 16%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 27%

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $253
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