MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 35.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.67% 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.
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 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)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 02:02
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 A6-7400K Radeon R5, 6 Compute Cores 2C+4G
P0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
35.3% Below average
SC Int 77
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 74.8
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 153
QC Float 111
QC Mixed 142
31% 135 Pts
MC Int 155
MC Float 115
MC Mixed 137
20% 136 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 34%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
MSI(1462 7891) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2201.0
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
6.67% Terrible
Lighting 17.8
Reflection 22.8
Parallax 24.2
6% 21.6 fps
MRender 13.4
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 20
7% 16.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.67%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 177
Mixed 169
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.32
4K Write 2.62
4K Mixed 0.38
145% 1.44 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$35
425GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 120
Write 119
Mixed 114
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.39
91% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1600 C11 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.5% Poor
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 11.5
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.3
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.5%
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 A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891) Builds (Compare 865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $147
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