Acer Aspire 5742G

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 18%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.88% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
SystemAcer Aspire 5742G  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742G
Memory3.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.1 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110121
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 10:29
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i5 M 480
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
37.6% Below average
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 71.4
57% 70.8 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 164
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 163
24% 163 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 540M
Acer(1025 0488) 1GB
Driver: nvumdshimx.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
3.88% Terrible
Lighting 11.5
Reflection 12
Parallax 5.7
3% 9.73 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 12.5
Splatting 6.9
5% 10.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.88%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
365GB free
Firmware: GR2OA350 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 107
Mixed 94.6
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.17
64% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT2GC64B88B0NS-CG JM1066KSN-4G 6GB
1067, 1067 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
23.4% Poor
MC Read 7.6
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 9
22% 7.83 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 114
35% 114 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 24%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 5742G Builds (Compare 848 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 16%

System: Acer Aspire 5742G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $95
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