Acer TravelMate P236-M

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 44.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.71% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 95% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemAcer TravelMate P236-M  (all builds)
MotherboardAcer TravelMate P236-M
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151118
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 31 '21 at 08:25
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 35%
CPU Throttled 95%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-5200U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
44.5% Average
Memory 65.9
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 107
49% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 122
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5500 (Mobile 0.95 GHz)
Acer(1025 095D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4549
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
1.71% Terrible
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 1.7
Parallax 5.6
0% 2.5 fps
MRender 2.7
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 0.3
4% 2.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 1.71%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ACF050 500GB-$150
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AV001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 39 48 27 41 34 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 49.5
Write 48.8
Mixed 20
SusWrite 41.1
29% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
76% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 26%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
21.8% Poor
MC Read 7.8
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 6.3
20% 7 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 7.3
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 32%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TravelMate P236-M Builds (Compare 37 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Acer TravelMate P236-M

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