Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 36.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.39% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58% 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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '21 at 03:42
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3 M 380-$200
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Memory 48.1
1-Core 54
2-Core 85.8
39% 62.6 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 154
20% 151 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 46%
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 as expected (50th percentile)
0.39% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.73 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 0.5
0% 0.7 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.39%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 230 228 226 227 221 MB/s
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
58% Above average
Read 245
Write 233
Mixed 223
SusWrite 228
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 44
4K Mixed 23.7
85% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 144
118% 168 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
23.3% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 10.2
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.4
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 168
24% 168 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 23.3%
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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