Acer, Aspire 4720

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 12.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics0.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAcer, Aspire 4720  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer, Nestos
Memory0.7 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 800 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20070827
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:31
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 Core2 Duo T5450-$90
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.65 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
12.5% Very poor
SC Int 40
SC Float 18.4
SC Mixed 25.4
22% 27.9 Pts
QC Int 79.8
QC Float 37.1
QC Mixed 51.9
13% 56.3 Pts
MC Int 80.3
MC Float 37.9
MC Mixed 51
9% 56.4 Pts
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 13%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family
Acer(1025 011D) 384MB
Driver: igdumd32.dll Ver. 8.15.10.1749
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.32% Terrible
Lighting 1.2
Reflection 0.4
Parallax 0.9
0% 0.83 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 1
Splatting 0.8
0% 0.73 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.32%
Great: 0%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MK1246GSX 120GB
27GB free
Firmware: LB213J Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
21.8% Poor
Read 38.6
Write 37.1
Mixed 34.5
28% 36.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.23
61% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 29%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
612GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
15.1% Very poor
Read 27.6
Write 21.1
Mixed 23.5
30% 24.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.36
85% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.1%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x2GB
1 of 2 slots used
2GB SODIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
11.4% Very poor
MC Read 4
MC Write 2.9
MC Mixed 3.1
10% 3.33 GB/s
SC Read 4
SC Write 2.9
SC Mixed 3.1
10% 3.33 GB/s
Latency 128
31% 128 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.4%
Great: 27%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 4720 Builds (Compare 2 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete

System: Acer, Aspire 4720

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $90
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