Acer Spin SP515-51GN

Performance Results

Gaming 18%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 49%
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.42% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive244% 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.
CPU throttled at 90% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemAcer Spin SP515-51GN  (all builds)
MotherboardKBL Buzz_KL
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:04
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 90%

 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 i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
77.5% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 384
88% 391 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 387
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Acer(1025 1234) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
8.42% Terrible
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 62.9
Parallax 24.1
7% 36.8 fps
MRender 20.4
Gravity 18.3
Splatting 30.3
9% 23 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.42%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
364GB free
Firmware: 2B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
244% Outstanding
Read 1,944
Write 1,755
Mixed 1,568
391% 1,756 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 34.3
186% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 49.9
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 33.9
44% 74.7 MB/s
Poor: 187%
This bench: 244%
Great: 326%
Seagate ST1000LM035-1RK172 1TB
467GB free
Firmware: ACM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 99.2
Write 98
Mixed 51.5
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.38
125% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244BB0-CRC 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 23.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 81.4
49% 81.4 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Spin SP515-51GN Builds (Compare 3 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 47%

System: Acer Spin SP515-51GN

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 196% - Outstanding Total price: $290
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