Acer Aspire E5-521G

Performance Results

Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 32.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.04% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemAcer Aspire E5-521G  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Larne
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150715
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 17:43
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD A8-6410 APU R5 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
32.6% Below average
Memory 44.7
1-Core 37.9
2-Core 69.3
32% 50.6 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 122
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5
Acer(1025 0865) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver:
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
1.04% Terrible
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 2.6
1% 2.53 fps
MRender 2.5
Gravity 0.6
Splatting 3.6
1% 2.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.04%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 102 114 122 127 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 361
Write 285
Mixed 265
SusWrite 123
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 23.5
77% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 139
113% 161 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6M1 Samsung M471B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
19.3% Very poor
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 6.6
19% 6.5 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7.7
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 182
22% 182 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire E5-521G Builds (Compare 170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-521G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $35
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