MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 41.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory1.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 16:35
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Athlon II X4 860K-$85
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
41.3% Average
1-Core 77
2-Core 147
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 260
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$100
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
10.7% Very poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 78.7
Parallax 85.5
4% 54.8 fps
MRender 59.2
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 76
20% 65 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 10.7%
Great: 21%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 98 108 88 83 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 133
Write 130
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 94.9
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
25.8% Poor
MC Read 10
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.97 GB/s
Latency 92.9
43% 92.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891) Builds (Compare 1,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $30
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