Acer Aspire E5-521

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 26.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.7% 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.
SystemAcer Aspire E5-521  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Larne
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '17 at 17:28
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD A8-6410 APU R5 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
26.2% Poor
1-Core 40.5
2-Core 79.4
28% 60 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
Poor: 14%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 27%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5
Acer(1025 0865) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1101.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
2.22% Terrible
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 14.7
Parallax 12
2% 11.7 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 9
2% 7.97 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.22%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 353
Write 219
Mixed 220
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 7.89
52% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 27
DQ Mixed 30.6
22% 26.9 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
20.1% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 6.8
19% 6.6 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7.2
18% 6.1 GB/s
Latency 132
30% 132 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.1%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire E5-521 Builds (Compare 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 13% - Very poor Total price: $25
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