Acer Aspire GX-281

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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 GX-281  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire GX-281
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180112
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 08:53
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1400-$120
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.6
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 367
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 529
79% 525 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
Sapphire(174B 5454) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 104
Reflection 65
Parallax 99.8
32% 89.7 fps
MRender 75.8
Gravity 96.4
Splatting 72.4
35% 81.5 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8K0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 151 161 164 139 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 176
Mixed 25
SusWrite 156
96% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
132% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 96%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AM2P24HC8T1-BUSS 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 15.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 94.5
42% 94.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire GX-281 Builds (Compare 480 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

System: Acer Aspire GX-281

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $550
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