MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 48.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics7.58% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 2 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.
SystemMSI MS-7891
MotherboardMSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 10 '21 at 08:20
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A6-7400K APU (2014 D.Ka)
P0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
48.6% Average
Memory 75.5
1-Core 71
2-Core 132
57% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 130
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
MSI(1462 8A9F) 1GB
CLim: 1006 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
7.58% Terrible
Lighting 10
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 10.3
8% 9.87 fps
MRender 10.8
Gravity 8.3
Splatting 7.3
7% 8.8 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 7.58%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 84.3
Write 71.7
Mixed 57.1
53% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 25% Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$33
230GB free
Firmware: CC38
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 65.6
69% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 17% Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
25.5% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 7.9
23% 8.17 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 8.5
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 89.4
45% 89.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.5%
Great: 43%

 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 963 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI A68HM GRENADE (MS-7891)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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