Acer Aspire E5-521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 38.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.7% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAcer Aspire E5-521  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Larne
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 23:06
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A6-6310 APU R4 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Memory 57.3
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 69.6
36% 55.1 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 118
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R4
Acer(1025 0865) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
1.7% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 4.2
Parallax 3.1
2% 3.1 fps
MRender 2.8
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 3.8
2% 2.9 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.7%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$100
646GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 109
Write 52
Mixed 59.3
55% 73.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
143% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 23% Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73QH0-YK0 Kingston KHX1600C9S3L/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
18.5% Very poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 4
MC Mixed 6.6
17% 6.1 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 4.1
SC Mixed 6.7
15% 5.33 GB/s
Latency 136
29% 136 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire E5-521 Builds (Compare 417 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32
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