Acer Aspire M3970

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 53.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36% 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 Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 days ago, 7 days ago.
SystemAcer Aspire M3970  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire M3970
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111031
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 02:23
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i7-2600-$284
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.6% Above average
SC Int 35.4
SC Float 44.3
SC Mixed 91.8
46% 57.2 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 135
QC Mixed 226
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 468
69% 461 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$115
Zotac(19DA 9454) 2GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
36% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 69.4
Parallax 117
34% 98.3 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 102
Splatting 77.4
37% 86.3 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$250
160GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
49.8% Average
Read 259
Write 170
Mixed 179
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 16
79% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 72.4
DQ Mixed 66.2
65% 107 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 97%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$94
286GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.9% Average
Read 76.4
Write 76.4
Mixed 73.8
57% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.19
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.11
49% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AD63I1C1624EV 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
46% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.8
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 7.9
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46%
Great: 50%
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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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $443
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