MSI A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.32% 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 12 years and 9 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 (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7721
MotherboardMSI A68HM-E33 V2 (MS-7721)  (all builds)
Memory0.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 27 '21 at 22:18
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-7600 APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Memory 71.9
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 129
55% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 242
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3800
MSI(1462 1121) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.0.0
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
4.32% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 2.2
5% 6.4 fps
MRender 7
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 8.5
3% 6.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.32%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 320GB-$59
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GM3O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 32 48 36 32 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 38.7
Write 45.7
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 37.5
30% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
25% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.7
23% 8.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 25%
Great: 61%

 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 6,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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

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