Acer Aspire ES1-521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 23%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAcer Aspire ES1-521  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer BELLEMERE_BE
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:32
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 A4-6210 APU R3 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
23% Poor
SC Int 34
SC Float 27.6
SC Mixed 30.6
25% 30.7 Pts
QC Int 128
QC Float 108
QC Mixed 122
27% 119 Pts
MC Int 132
MC Float 109
MC Mixed 119
18% 120 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 23%
Great: 23%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R3 Graphics
Acer(1025 104B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1101.0
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
2.56% Terrible
Lighting 6.5
Reflection 12.4
Parallax 9.2
2% 9.37 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 5.8
Splatting 7.9
3% 6.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.56%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
KingFast 240GB
206GB free
Firmware: P1205A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 480
Write 427
Mixed 469
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 1.24
41% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 54.7
DQ Write 41.3
DQ Mixed 1.22
14% 32.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
18.1% Very poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 4
MC Mixed 6.8
17% 6 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 7
16% 5.47 GB/s
Latency 151
26% 151 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire ES1-521 Builds (Compare 175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Acer Aspire ES1-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $139
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