Acer Aspire E5-521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 26.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire E5-521  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Larne
Memory2.6 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 18:23
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A6-6310 APU R4 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
26.2% Poor
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 80.1
28% 59.5 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 157
21% 152 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
693GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 72 70 74 61 72 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 102
Write 99.2
Mixed 57.5
SusWrite 70.1
60% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 63%
MUSHKIN MKNUFDAM64GB 64GB
22GB free, PID 5500
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 24 12 9.9 12 11 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 26.9
Write 21.6
Mixed 11.4
SusWrite 15.5
24% 18.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1.2
79% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LFS1KBG/2G ACR16D3LS1KFG/4G 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
10.2% Very poor
MC Read 3.8
MC Write 2.5
MC Mixed 3.4
9% 3.23 GB/s
SC Read 3.4
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 3.3
9% 3.03 GB/s
Latency 210
19% 210 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire E5-521 Builds (Compare 779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22
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