Acer Aspire 5742G

Performance Results

Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 38.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive32.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire 5742G  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire 5742G
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120813
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 25 '21 at 00:00
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 460-$130
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Memory 58.1
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 93.4
45% 71.8 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 142
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 420M
Acer(1025 0487) 2GB
CLim: 500 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.54
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
2.44% Terrible
Lighting 2.8
Reflection 4.8
Parallax 0.5
2% 2.7 fps
MRender 4.3
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 2.4
3% 3.27 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.44%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$73
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 78 76 74 77 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 131
Write 104
Mixed 101
SusWrite 77.7
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 15.6
58% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 80.9
DQ Mixed 85.9
68% 95.6 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 99U5428-049.A00LF NT4GC64B8HG0NS-DI 8GB
1067, 1067 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
22.6% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 9.6
22% 7.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 6.5
16% 5.73 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire 5742G Builds (Compare 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire 5742G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $31
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