Acer TravelMate P446-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 37.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics4.42% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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 TravelMate P446-M  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer BA42_HB
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateOct 20 '20 at 14:16
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU 15%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-5200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Memory 55.9
1-Core 23.6
2-Core 41.5
29% 40.3 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 200
19% 151 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5500 (Mobile 0.95 GHz)
Acer(1025 0947) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.15.4274
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.42% Terrible
Lighting 5.37
Reflection 7
Parallax 6.66
4% 6.34 fps
MRender 8.33
Gravity 5
Splatting 11.7
4% 8.34 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.42%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS725050A7E630 500GB-$125
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: GH2OA530
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 93 85 85 103 95 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 88.6
Write 100
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 93.4
56% 76.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
29.9% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 14.8
32% 11.4 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 3.2
SC Mixed 5.2
13% 4.47 GB/s
Latency 140
28% 140 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TravelMate P446-M Builds (Compare 61 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Acer TravelMate P446-M

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