Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 46.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.62% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.2% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20101118
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 25 '20 at 09:46
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
46.9% Average
Memory 65.6
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 115
51% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.9%
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. 8.15.10.2993
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.62% Terrible
Lighting 0.8
Reflection 1.4
Parallax 1.2
1% 1.13 fps
MRender 0.9
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 1
1% 0.87 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.62%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 202 199 181 172 167 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
50.2% Above average
Read 234
Write 214
Mixed 212
SusWrite 188
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 21.7
69% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 173
129% 173 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
21.8% Poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 8.9
21% 7.37 GB/s
SC Read 4.3
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 6.7
15% 5.3 GB/s
Latency 112
36% 112 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 5742Z Builds (Compare 292 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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