MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 49.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.7% 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 Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a 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.
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:06
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$52
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
49.3% Average
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 69.6
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 253
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 258
38% 252 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
Gainward(10B0 0401) 1.2GB
CLim: 732 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 74
Reflection 98.5
Parallax 100
26% 90.9 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 60.8
Splatting 60.4
40% 67.4 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 128GB
63GB free
Firmware: CXM05H1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 458
Write 300
Mixed 358
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 14.3
68% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 45.6
56% 102 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BD160BJ.M8F 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
25.5% Poor
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 6.9
24% 8.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 7
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 33%
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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 744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $215
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