Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 42.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 21:13
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 A8-7650K APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
42.5% Average
SC Int 65
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 63.1
50% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 174
QC Mixed 212
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 183
MC Mixed 227
33% 220 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Nvidia(10DE 13C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.33
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 178
Parallax 197
62% 192 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 192
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
264GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 147
Write 130
Mixed 134
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SP008GBLTU160N02 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
24.4% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.5
23% 8.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 34%
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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 1,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $130
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