Acer Aspire 5742Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 45%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics0.33% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.3% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire 5742Z  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742Z
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20120813
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateMay 19 '21 at 13:11
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 (69th percentile)
45% Average
Memory 60.6
1-Core 62.1
2-Core 101
47% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 172
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45%
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 below expectations (25th percentile)
0.33% Terrible
Lighting 0.4
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 0.5
0% 0.73 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 0.5
0% 0.63 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.33%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-CL100-480-G3 480GB
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 219 217 216 220 207 MB/s
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.3% Average
Read 233
Write 205
Mixed 218
SusWrite 211
49% 217 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 16.5
63% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 45
64% 118 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.3%
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 (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
24.5% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 10.9
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 5.3
SC Mixed 6
16% 5.67 GB/s
Latency 126
32% 126 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 24.5%
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 316 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: 16% - Very poor Total price: $35
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