Acer Aspire E1-521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 19%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 11.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive22.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (67%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemAcer Aspire E1-521  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120810
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:17
Run Duration329 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 67%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 E2-1800 APU (2012 M.Za)
Socket FT1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
SC Int 30.4
SC Float 20.2
SC Mixed 23.9
20% 24.8 Pts
QC Int 62.9
QC Float 40.5
QC Mixed 49.5
12% 51 Pts
MC Int 46.8
MC Float 33.3
MC Mixed 48
6% 42.7 Pts
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 12%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 7340
Acer(1025 0690) 384MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.0
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
1.27% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 5.3
1% 4.57 fps
MRender 2.9
Gravity 2
Splatting 4.1
1% 3 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.27%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 64GB-$71
25GB free
Firmware: 5.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
22.8% Poor
Read 219
Write 61.2
Mixed 95.2
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 7.77
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 6.7
28% 9.64 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 36.3
DQ Mixed 19.2
20% 33.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 64%
198GB free, PID a35a
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
11.2% Very poor
Read 29.2
Write 26.8
Mixed 28.1
36% 28 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.18
18% 0.29 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.2%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR256X64D3S13C9G Nanya NT4GC64B8HG0NS-CG 6GB
667, 667 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
13.6% Very poor
MC Read 4.9
MC Write 3.8
MC Mixed 5.2
13% 4.63 GB/s
SC Read 2.5
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 3.3
8% 2.73 GB/s
Latency 160
25% 160 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire E1-521 Builds (Compare 34 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 19%
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E1-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $65
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