Acer TravelMate P243

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 38.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54.2% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAcer TravelMate P243  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer BA40_HC
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 16 '18 at 19:13
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-3120M-$38
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
38.6% Below average
SC Int 67.1
SC Float 69.4
SC Mixed 68
54% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 156
QC Mixed 177
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 176
MC Mixed 174
26% 175 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Acer(1025 069B) 2.2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
4.03% Terrible
Lighting 12.1
Reflection 13.9
Parallax 8.8
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.7
4% 11.6 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.03%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
195GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Read 487
Write 251
Mixed 333
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 10.4
58% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 17.3
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 51.9
39% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB HMT351S6CFR8C-H9 8GB
1600, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 16.9
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 13.2
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TravelMate P243 Builds (Compare 50 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Acer TravelMate P243

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $342
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