Acer Aspire M3985

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 48.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.25% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemAcer Aspire M3985  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire M3985
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120614
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 10:17
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i3-2130-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
48.4% Average
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 82.3
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 226
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 227
33% 223 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Acer(1025 063D) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
1.25% Terrible
Lighting 3.3
Reflection 3.7
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.37 fps
MRender 3.8
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
2% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.25%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 89 85 101 108 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 125
Write 100
Mixed 30.9
SusWrite 95
64% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 0.7
224% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5584-005.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.3
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire M3985 Builds (Compare 326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Acer Aspire M3985

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $500
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