Acer Aspire M3970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.06% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemAcer Aspire M3970  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire M3970
Memory3.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:13
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-2300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 79.7
SC Mixed 79.9
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 279
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 271
42% 283 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Sapphire(174B E153) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
2.06% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 6.3
Parallax 6.4
2% 6.63 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 5.1
2% 4.77 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.06%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD10EADX-00TDHB0 1TB
653GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 77.04D77 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 90.6
Write 89.1
Mixed 90.7
68% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.33
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unifosa HU524303EP0200 Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.9
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire M3970 Builds (Compare 671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Acer Aspire M3970

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $428
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