MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 47.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 23 '17 at 06:34
Run Duration231 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 A10-7870K APU-$158
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
47.1% Average
SC Int 72.9
SC Float 68.3
SC Mixed 69.2
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 238
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 236
35% 230 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 172
Parallax 289
69% 216 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 177
Splatting 113
60% 139 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Asmt 2105 240GB
53GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
42.8% Average
Read 257
Write 245
Mixed 256
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 9.99
56% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 29.6
DQ Mixed 22.2
17% 23.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 250GB-$80
41GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 380
Write 320
Mixed 281
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 10.9
92% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 98.7
DQ Mixed 20.1
41% 83.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$152
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 165
Mixed 133
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 5.41
4K Mixed 0.71
210% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 94%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$19
298GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 96.8
Write 99.9
Mixed 96
74% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.35
107% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 59%
Seagate FreeAgent Pro 750GB
381GB free, PID 3010
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 34.7
Write 30.9
Mixed 6.5
28% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.24
46% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.5% Below average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 9.2
MC Mixed 14.6
40% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.6
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 105
38% 105 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 73%
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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 769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
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Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $134
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