Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
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 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 45.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.55% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.9% 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 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 14 '21 at 15:05
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 16%

 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
Intel Core i5 M 560-$150
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
45.6% Average
Memory 63.5
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 122
53% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 161
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 48%
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 above expectations (75th percentile)
0.55% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.2
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.7 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 1
Splatting 0.5
1% 0.87 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.55%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-CL100-480-G3 480GB
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 207 208 206 212 208 MB/s
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.9% Average
Read 238
Write 206
Mixed 218
SusWrite 209
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 16
61% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 45.6
65% 120 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1067 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
24.4% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.4
24% 8.37 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 6.7
18% 6.33 GB/s
Latency 118
34% 118 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.4%
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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