MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics25.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
18 months ago, 18 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '16 at 18:33
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 76.7
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 74.3
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 269
59% 258 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 262
39% 257 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K5000
HP(103C 0965) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6839
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
25.8% Poor
Lighting 71.6
Reflection 56.2
Parallax 79.1
23% 69 fps
MRender 75.7
Gravity 68.1
Splatting 51.4
28% 65.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$90
91GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 425
Write 239
Mixed 251
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 20.3
84% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 98.3
DQ Mixed 45.9
60% 111 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BA160B.M16 CT51264BD160BJ.M8F 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.2% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 9.5
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.6
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 38%
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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 934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $167
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