Acer Aspire E5-521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.46% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.9% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemAcer Aspire E5-521  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Larne
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140527
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 26 '19 at 10:57
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD E2-6110 APU R2 Graphics
Socket FT3b, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.5 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
1-Core 25.9
2-Core 51.8
18% 38.8 Pts
4-Core 99.5
8-Core 103
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 104
7% 104 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 18%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R2 Graphics
Acer(1025 0865) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.302.1101.1004
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.46% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 7.3
1% 7.7 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 6.6
2% 5.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.46%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 112 66 65 66 66 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 384
Write 246
Mixed 283
SusWrite 118
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 19.9
76% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 143
112% 155 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273BH1-CH9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 4.1
MC Mixed 6.3
17% 5.87 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 6.4
15% 5.1 GB/s
Latency 155
26% 155 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 50%
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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 822 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire E5-521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $25
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