Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 38.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.67% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '20 at 01:16
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Pentium P6200
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
38.3% Below average
Memory 61.7
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 97.2
42% 67.8 Pts
4-Core 87.3
8-Core 97.8
12% 92.6 Pts
64-Core 97
6% 97 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 41%
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)
0.67% Terrible
Lighting 0.87
Reflection 1.15
Parallax 0.84
1% 0.95 fps
MRender 1.43
Gravity 0.67
Splatting 1.65
1% 1.25 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.67%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 214 216 220 219 221 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
59.2% Above average
Read 239
Write 220
Mixed 220
SusWrite 215
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 30.5
89% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 165
129% 178 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BF160B.M16F 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.1% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 6.8
MC Mixed 9.4
23% 7.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 6.7
17% 6.1 GB/s
Latency 123
33% 123 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 58%

 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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