Acer Aspire A517-51G

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 35.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics12.6% 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 Drive73.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
CPU throttled at 92% 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.
SystemAcer Aspire A517-51G  (all builds)
MotherboardKBL Dragonite_KL
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170615
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 05:32
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
CPU Throttled 92%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
35.9% Below average
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 146
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 256
30% 229 Pts
64-Core 253
17% 253 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia 940MX
Acer(1025 121F) 2GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 24.21.13.9931
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 41.8
Reflection 26.7
Parallax 37.6
12% 35.4 fps
MRender 26.9
Gravity 39.4
Splatting 20.2
13% 28.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G39TND-N210A 256GB
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 242 218 197 177 167 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 407
Write 254
Mixed 198
SusWrite 199
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 20.7
106% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 184
170% 265 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AO1P21FC8T1-BQXS 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
39.8% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 10.8
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 11.9
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire A517-51G Builds (Compare 613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Acer Aspire A517-51G

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