Acer Aspire M3970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics16% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 M3970  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer Aspire M3970
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111031
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateMay 24 '21 at 19:47
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
61.6% Good
Memory 81.7
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 83.5
47% 69 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 299
35% 265 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
Asus(1043 838B) 1GB
CLim: 830 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
16% Very poor
Lighting 18.2
Reflection 30.3
Parallax 16
15% 21.5 fps
MRender 27.3
Gravity 20.8
Splatting 18.3
18% 22.1 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16%
Great: 19%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$85
755GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 47 85 99 107 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 113
Write 101
Mixed 66.2
SusWrite 87.7
68% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR512X64D3U13C9G 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
48.8% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.7
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Aspire M3970 Builds (Compare 831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire M3970

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $316
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