Acer TravelMate P253

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 46.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.29% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemAcer TravelMate P253  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer BA51_HC_CR
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130311
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 09 '18 at 17:30
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3230M-$207
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.9% Average
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 163
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 213
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Acer(1025 064B) 2.2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2712
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
2.29% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 9.7
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 10.7
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 17.4
2% 11.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.29%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$56
908GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 62 71 85 87 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Read 52.5
Write 74.6
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 70.6
43% 58.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KNWMX1-ETB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 20.7
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TravelMate P253 Builds (Compare 402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Acer TravelMate P253

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $92
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