Acer Veriton M261

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 11%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
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.
Memory3GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 3GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 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.
Very high background CPU (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAcer Veriton M261  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer F672CR
Memory0.8 GB free of 3 GB @ 0.7 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20071022
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 19:57
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 Pentium Dual E2160-$47
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
11% Very poor
SC Int 41.4
SC Float 20.1
SC Mixed 27.2
24% 29.6 Pts
QC Int 64.5
QC Float 27.7
QC Mixed 36.4
10% 42.9 Pts
MC Int 60.4
MC Float 32.7
MC Mixed 49.9
7% 47.7 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 11%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721616PLA380 160GB-$40
49GB free
Firmware: P22OABEA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
28.6% Poor
Read 52.5
Write 47
Mixed 38.1
34% 45.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.13
45% 0.51 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3GB
null MHz
1024, 2048 MB
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
7.26% Terrible
MC Read 2.5
MC Write 2.5
MC Mixed 2
7% 2.33 GB/s
SC Read 0.4
SC Write 2.1
SC Mixed 0.6
3% 1.03 GB/s
Latency 198
20% 198 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 7.26%
Great: 23%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Veriton M261 Builds (Compare 5 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Veriton M261

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