Acer Aspire M3970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.9% 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 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAcer Aspire M3970  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire M3970
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110419
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:42
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2320-$150
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 82.7
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 311
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 314
MC Mixed 303
46% 304 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 370-$141
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1395 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
29.9% Poor
Lighting 85.2
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 111
29% 94 fps
MRender 61.5
Gravity 71.1
Splatting 89.7
30% 74.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 33%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS5C1010CLA382 1TB
110GB free
Firmware: JC4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 92.4
Write 91.8
Mixed 94
70% 92.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.36
77% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
194GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 77.2
Write 98.6
Mixed 83.7
65% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.35
77% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR512X64D3U13C9G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 14.5
SC Mixed 15.5
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire M3970 Builds (Compare 380 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Acer Aspire M3970

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $434
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