Acer Aspire A517-51G

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 33.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.68% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive71.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 90% 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
Memory15.7 GB free of 20 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime7.8 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 08:38
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 90%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8550U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.5% Below average
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 109
39% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 249
27% 209 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Mobile Kaby Lake R)
Acer(1025 121E) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4749
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
5.68% Terrible
Lighting 22.3
Reflection 37.1
Parallax 23
6% 27.5 fps
MRender 15.6
Gravity 20.5
Splatting 34.1
6% 23.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.68%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_MTFDDAV512TBN 512GB
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 335 337 237 231 218 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 390
Write 375
Mixed 316
SusWrite 280
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 23.3
82% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 238
196% 280 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 97%
Seagate ST2000LM007-1R8174 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ACM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 122 116 115 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 109
Write 106
Mixed 45
SusWrite 120
69% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
181% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244BB0-CRC Kingston ACR24D4S7D8MB-16 20GB
2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.5% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 12.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 11.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire A517-51G Builds (Compare 742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Acer Aspire A517-51G

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