Acer Aspire GX-281

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics32.5% 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 Drive67.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
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
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateApr 15 '18 at 19:02
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X-$155
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.9% Good
1-Core 111
2-Core 199
74% 155 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 626
60% 480 Pts
64-Core 1,185
80% 1,185 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
Sapphire(174B 1071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (117 fps cap detected)
32.5% Below average
Lighting 116
Reflection 118
Parallax 114
30% 116 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 116
Splatting 118
36% 118 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 169
Write 177
Mixed 608
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 39.7
130% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 93.9
97% 163 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 200%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 171
Mixed 165
127% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR24D4U7S8MB-8 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 34.6
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 28.9
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 24.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 91.6
44% 91.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 86%
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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 861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Acer Aspire GX-281

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $615
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