Acer Aspire 5600U

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.23% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire 5600U  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5600U
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130517
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 30 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3230M-$207
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
37% Below average
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 126
48% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 178
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Acer(1025 073F) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5069
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
2.23% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 15.8
Parallax 8.7
3% 12.1 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 0.3
2% 5.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.23%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
775GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 25 26 24 16 16 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
29.8% Poor
Read 81
Write 41.8
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 22.8
31% 42.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
61% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29.8%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 26 26 26 27 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
15.9% Very poor
Read 28.7
Write 22.5
Mixed 23
SusWrite 26.2
19% 25.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.9%
Great: 97%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0915
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 183 177 182 192 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 17% Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 16
MC Write 16.8
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 80.6
50% 80.6 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 5600U Builds (Compare 139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Acer Aspire 5600U

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $207
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