MSI H410M-A PRO (MS-7C89)

Performance Results

Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 79%
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics45% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive192% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7C89
MotherboardMSI H410M-A PRO (MS-7C89)  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 07 '21 at 11:38
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-10400F-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
69.5% Good
Memory 74.8
1-Core 107
2-Core 206
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 539
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
45% Average
Lighting 54.3
Reflection 63.6
Parallax 57.2
44% 58.4 fps
MRender 63.5
Gravity 56.2
Splatting 51.1
46% 56.9 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 45%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S0285
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 891 951 965 887 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
192% Outstanding
Read 1,800
Write 927
Mixed 846
SusWrite 789
242% 1,090 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 42
142% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 737
DQ Mixed 622
472% 627 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 192%
Great: 240%
Hitachi HDS5C1050CLA382 500GB
293GB free
Firmware: JC2OA3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 108 106 113 113 112 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 107
Write 111
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 109
70% 96 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
123% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
37.5% Below average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 10.6
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 7.6
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 90.7
44% 90.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 33: 4R 3G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
33% 16% 69 312 244 144 27" 1920 1080 AOC2701 27G1G4
Typical H410M-A PRO (MS-7C89) Builds (Compare 2,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 78%
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI H410M-A PRO (MS-7C89)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $284
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