MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 30%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics19.4% 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 Drive38% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (85%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 14 '18 at 15:37
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 85%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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-$85
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30% Poor
SC Int 39.1
SC Float 38.1
SC Mixed 41.8
28% 39.7 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 178
36% 198 Pts
MC Int 169
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 148
11% 160 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 360
MSI(1462 8098) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1201.0
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 58
Reflection 69.4
Parallax 78.9
20% 68.8 fps
MRender 27.7
Gravity 42.8
Splatting 69.1
19% 46.5 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 176 157 179 179 186 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
38% Below average
Read 201
Write 175
Mixed 175
SusWrite 175
41% 182 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 12.5
30% 9.87 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 192
150% 206 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB 500GB
367GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 96 94 94 95 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 96.9
Write 103
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 95.2
64% 87.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
28.3% Poor
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 12
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 5
12% 4.13 GB/s
Latency 287
14% 287 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 62%
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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 1,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104
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