Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.51% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120813
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 17 '20 at 12:26
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 M 640
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
47.6% Average
Memory 66.7
1-Core 51.8
2-Core 115
48% 77.7 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Acer(1025 0487) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 0.67
Reflection 0.92
Parallax 0.66
0% 0.75 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.3
0% 0.97 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 190 166 168 168 164 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.1% Above average
Read 239
Write 230
Mixed 222
SusWrite 177
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 21.1
73% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 180
135% 181 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 122%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$45
31GB free
Firmware: AX1P1A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 108 107 108 108 108 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 109
Write 101
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 107
64% 88.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 61%
Generic- Multi-Card 134GB
109GB free, PID 0138
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 2.7
Mixed 2.7
3% 2.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 1% Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M471B5273CH0-CH9 M471B5273DH0-CK0 8GB
1067, 1067 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
24.6% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.5
24% 8.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.23 GB/s
Latency 109
37% 109 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 25%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 5742Z Builds (Compare 295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire 5742Z

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $32
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