MSI A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 25%
Workstation 15%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 23.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.28% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (80%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160810
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 12 '19 at 09:09
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 80%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A4-6300 APU-$51
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
23.6% Poor
1-Core 49.3
2-Core 80.4
32% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 94.1
8-Core 96.5
13% 95.3 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 33%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8370D
MSI(1462 7721) 768MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.101.1001.0
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
2.28% Terrible
Lighting 8.9
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 7.5
2% 9.17 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 10.2
2% 8.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.28%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$17
398GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 59 63 62 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 27.2
Write 54
Mixed 21.2
SusWrite 63.3
30% 41.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26%
Great: 62%
Kingston DT microDuo 3.0 64GB
58GB free, PID 16a3
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 16 17 17 15 19 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
9.91% Terrible
Read 23.5
Write 23
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 17.6
27% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 2.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
69% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.91%
Great: 30%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-032.A00LF HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
25.3% Poor
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 6
MC Mixed 9.6
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 2.9
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 9
17% 5.83 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721) Builds (Compare 7,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
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Workstation 21%

Motherboard: MSI A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $20
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