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Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54 in Review: Core i5 power for little money

Compromises. The Extensa offers a powerful Tiger Lake processor at a budget price point. The dark, low-contrast TN screen with unstable viewing angles is the computer's big weakness. A Windows operating system does not come included in the scope of delivery.

The Acer Extensa 15 is a simple 15.6-inch office laptop that belongs to the entry-level business segment that is equally aimed at business and private customers. Competitor devices include the Dell Inspiron 15 3511, Fujitsu LifeBook A3510, and the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6.

Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103 (Extensa 15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1135G7 4 x 2.4 - 4.2 GHz, 64 W PL2 / Short Burst, 28 W PL1 / Sustained, Tiger Lake UP3
Graphics adapter
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, Core: 1300 MHz, Single-Channel, 30.0.101.1191
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4-3200, Single-Channel-Mode, one memory slot (empty), 8 GB onboard
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, AU Optronics B156HTN06.1, TN LED, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Tiger Lake-UP3 PCH-LP
Storage
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G, 256 GB 
, 256 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Headset combined port, TPM 2.0
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit/s), Intel Wireless AC 9462 (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 363.4 x 238.4 ( = 0.78 x 14.31 x 9.39 in)
Battery
43 Wh, 3831 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
eShell
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.9 kg ( = 67.02 oz / 4.19 pounds), Power Supply: 262 g ( = 9.24 oz / 0.58 pounds)
Price
599 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible competitors in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
78 %
02/2022
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.9 kg19.9 mm15.60"1920x1080
79.9 %
01/2022
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.7 kg18.99 mm15.60"1920x1080
81.2 %
01/2022
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
1.8 kg23.9 mm15.60"1920x1080
80.4 %
12/2021
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
R3 5300U, Vega 6
1.7 kg19.9 mm15.60"1920x1080

Case and features: No USB-C for the EX215

The Extensa is not made of high-quality case materials such as aluminum or magnesium. The chassis is made of black plastic, but processing flaws are not noticeable. The base unit and lid seem to have higher stiffness. The battery is non-removable, and there is no maintenance hatch provided.

The EX215's port selection mainly includes three USB-A ports (1x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1). An external monitor can be connected via HDMI. Acer includes both a USB-C port and a memory card reader in the laptop.

The WLAN data rates determined under optimal conditions (no other WLAN devices in the near vicinity, short distance between notebook and server PC) do not seem to be on par with the competition. This can probably be attributed to the choice of the installed WLAN chip (Intel Wireless-AC 9462) that allows maximum transfer rates of only up to 433 MBit/s.

The laptop should be compatible with both Windows 10 and Windows 11. However, our variant came without a Windows operating system. Acer equips the device with a token operating system called "eShell" — its own Linux distribution. Thus, full Linux compatibility is a given. A test installation of Ubuntu 20.04.03 LTS (64 bit) runs without problems. All hardware is recognized and set up, and all function keys can be used.

Size comparison

361 mm / 14.2 inch 244 mm / 9.61 inch 23.9 mm / 0.941 inch 1.8 kg3.97 lbs363.4 mm / 14.3 inch 238.4 mm / 9.39 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 1.9 kg4.19 lbs359.2 mm / 14.1 inch 236.5 mm / 9.31 inch 19.9 mm / 0.783 inch 1.7 kg3.73 lbs358.5 mm / 14.1 inch 235.56 mm / 9.27 inch 18.99 mm / 0.748 inch 1.7 kg3.65 lbs
Left: Power connector, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A)
Left: Power connector, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A)
Right: Audio combo, USB 2.0 (type A), slot for a cable lock
Right: Audio combo, USB 2.0 (type A), slot for a cable lock
Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Average of class Office
  (87 - 1775, n=100, last 2 years)
993 MBit/s ∼100% +188%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
922 (909min - 935max) MBit/s ∼93% +167%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
598 (526min - 661max) MBit/s ∼60% +73%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Wireless AC 9462
345 (321min - 353max) MBit/s ∼35%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter
307 (226min - 327max) MBit/s ∼31% -11%
Average Intel Wireless AC 9462
  (95 - 365, n=13)
287 MBit/s ∼29% -17%
iperf3 receive AX12
Average of class Office
  (100 - 1716, n=100, last 2 years)
1059 MBit/s ∼100% +194%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Wireless-AC 9560
949 (917min - 950max) MBit/s ∼90% +164%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC
604 (567min - 620max) MBit/s ∼57% +68%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Wireless AC 9462
360 (345min - 365max) MBit/s ∼34%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter
333 (310min - 348max) MBit/s ∼31% -7%
Average Intel Wireless AC 9462
  (119 - 360, n=13)
308 MBit/s ∼29% -14%
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900Tooltip
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103 Intel Wireless AC 9462; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø360 (345-365)
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø333 (310-348)
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP) Intel Wireless-AC 9560; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3, Speedport Pro Plus: Ø948 (917-950)
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø604 (567-620)
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103 Intel Wireless AC 9462; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø345 (321-353)
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø307 (226-327)
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP) Intel Wireless-AC 9560; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3, Speedport Pro Plus: Ø922 (909-935)
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø598 (526-661)
ColorChecker
16.5 ∆E
16.9 ∆E
19.7 ∆E
18.5 ∆E
18.1 ∆E
17.5 ∆E
11.7 ∆E
24.2 ∆E
16.4 ∆E
19.1 ∆E
14.8 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
23 ∆E
17.5 ∆E
20.3 ∆E
9.3 ∆E
19.5 ∆E
22.6 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
11.7 ∆E
19.5 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
12.4 ∆E
ColorChecker Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103: 16.58 ∆E min: 2.33 - max: 24.18 ∆E

Input devices: The Extensa does not have a backlit key

The flat, slightly roughened keys of the unlit chiclet keyboard offer a short stroke and a clear pressure point. The keyboard flexes a bit during typing, though it did not prove to be annoying. All in all, Acer delivers a keyboard that is suitable for everyday use.

A multi-touch capable ClickPad (about 10.6 x 7.8 cm) serves as a mouse replacement. Its smooth surface makes it easy for the fingers to glide. The pad also responds to inputs in the corners. It has a short stroke and a clear pressure point.

Acer Extensa - Input devices
Acer Extensa - Input devices

Display: The Acer 15 has an outdated panel

Pixel grid
Pixel grid

The brightness (203.1 cd/m²) and contrast (512:1) of the matte 15.6-inch screen (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) turn out to be much low. We consider values beyond 300 cd/m² or 1,000:1 as good. Flickering with a frequency of 52 Hz occurs at every brightness level. This can cause headaches and/or eye problems to people sensitive to PWM.

218
cd/m²
195
cd/m²
212
cd/m²
194
cd/m²
220
cd/m²
198
cd/m²
181
cd/m²
210
cd/m²
200
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AU Optronics B156HTN06.1
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 220 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 203.1 cd/m² Minimum: 20 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 82 %
Center on Battery: 224 cd/m²
Contrast: 512:1 (Black: 0.43 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 10.74 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.4, calibrated: 4.44
ΔE Greyscale 13.29 | 0.64-98 Ø5.6
38.2% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
55.7% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
37% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.63
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
AU Optronics B156HTN06.1, TN LED, 1920x1080, 15.60
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
BOE NV15T06, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
BOE CQ NV156FHM-N48, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
BOE CQ NV156FHM-T07, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Display
8%
7%
7%
Display P3 Coverage
37
40.1
8%
39.9
8%
40
8%
sRGB Coverage
55.7
58.8
6%
58.9
6%
57.7
4%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
38.2
41.5
9%
41.3
8%
41.2
8%
Response Times
2%
-35%
0%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
38 ?(18, 20)
31.6 ?(17.2, 14.4)
17%
45 ?(21, 24)
-18%
24.8 ?(10.8, 14)
35%
Response Time Black / White *
21 ?(17, 4)
24 ?(14, 10)
-14%
32 ?(17, 15)
-52%
28.4 ?(17.2, 11.2)
-35%
PWM Frequency
52 ?(100)
Screen
40%
61%
54%
Brightness middle
220
239.9
9%
218
-1%
336.4
53%
Brightness
203
230
13%
209
3%
318
57%
Brightness Distribution
82
87
6%
64
-22%
84
2%
Black Level *
0.43
0.21
51%
0.11
74%
0.24
44%
Contrast
512
1142
123%
1982
287%
1402
174%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
10.74
6.34
41%
4.89
54%
6.46
40%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
20.92
21.03
-1%
8.3
60%
19.75
6%
Colorchecker dE 2000 calibrated *
4.44
2.08
53%
3.88
13%
2.09
53%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
13.29
5.1
62%
2.57
81%
5.6
58%
Gamma
2.63 84%
2.41 91%
2.22 99%
2.25 98%
CCT
14880 44%
6169 105%
6272 104%
5934 110%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
17% / 27%
11% / 36%
20% / 36%

* ... smaller is better

The screen's color reproduction is not convincing out of the box — we observe colors significantly deviating from the target. Furthermore, the display suffers from a blue cast. Calibration eliminates the bluish cast and ensures a decent color reproduction. The display cannot adequately cover AdobeRGB (38%), sRGB (56%), and DCI-P3 (37%) color spaces.

CalMAN - Color Checker
CalMAN - Color Checker
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Color saturation
CalMAN - Color saturation
CalMAN - Color Checker (calibrated)
CalMAN - Color Checker (calibrated)
CalMAN - Grayscale (calibrated)
CalMAN - Grayscale (calibrated)
CalMAN - Color saturation (calibrated)
CalMAN - Color saturation (calibrated)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
21 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 17 ms rise
↘ 4 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 33 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (23.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
38 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 18 ms rise
↘ 20 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.692 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 42 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (36.8 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 52 Hz ≤ 100 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 52 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 100 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 52 Hz is very low, so the flickering may cause eyestrain and headaches after extended use.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 21792 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

The TN panel has unstable viewing angle and is thus not readable from every position. It is just about possible to read the screen outdoors if the sun is not too bright. Otherwise, the low display brightness is not very helpful in this regard.

The Extensa outdoors.
The Extensa outdoors.
Viewpoint
Viewpoint

Performance: Acer relies on Tiger Lake

Acer delivers a simple office notebook in a 15.6-inch format with the Extensa 15 EX215-54 that offers enough computing power for office and Internet applications.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
CPU-Z
GPU-Z
HWInfo
HWInfo
 
 

Test conditions

We used the "Balanced" energy profile in Windows as other energy modes are not available. The CPU power limits in this mode are 28 W (PL1) and 64 W (PL2).

Processor

The Core i5-1135G7 quad-core processor (Tiger Lake) operates at a base clock of 2.4 GHz. An increase to 3.8 GHz (all cores) or up to 4.2 GHz (one core) is possible via Turbo Boost and hyperthreading (two threads per core) is supported as well. Cinebench R15 tests run at 3.4 to 3.8 GHz (multi-thread), or 2 to 4.2 GHz (single-thread). The clock rates are significantly lower in battery mode.

We check whether the CPU boost is used permanently while running on DC power operation by running a looped multi-thread test of the Cinebench R15 benchmark for at least 30 minutes. Three of the four CPU cores operate with average values around the base clock. The fourth core works at the boost frequency in a sustained manner.

Cinebench R15 Multi loop test

050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900Tooltip
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103 Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø837 (828.74-856.81)
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511 Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø665 (655.8-671.77)
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP) Intel Core i3-1005G1: Ø355 (352.4-375.14)
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 AMD Ryzen 3 5300U: Ø909 (902.16-915.31)
CPU clock rates during execution of the CB15 loop
CPU clock rates during execution of the CB15 loop
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
857 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
199 Points
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CPU Performance Rating - Percent
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
83.9 pt ∼84%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
83.2 pt ∼83%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
 
78.3 pt ∼78%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
76.8 pt ∼77%
Average of class Office
 
72.9 pt ∼73%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
71.3 pt ∼71%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
47.5 pt ∼48%
Cinebench R23
Multi Core
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5638 Points ∼100%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
5522 (5420.84min - 5521.57max) Points ∼98% -2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
5401 Points ∼96% -4%
Average of class Office
  (830 - 9653, n=76, last 2 years)
4797 Points ∼85% -15%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (2786 - 6136, n=47)
4705 Points ∼83% -17%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4425 (4243.83min - 4425.31max) Points ∼78% -22%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
2209 Points ∼39% -61%
Single Core
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1369 Points ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
1345 Points ∼98% -2%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1331 Points ∼97% -3%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1062 - 1373, n=45)
1319 Points ∼96% -4%
Average of class Office
  (208 - 1578, n=74, last 2 years)
1202 Points ∼88% -12%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
1129 Points ∼82% -18%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
1053 Points ∼77% -23%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Multi Core)
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
2142 Points ∼100%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
2138 Points ∼100% 0%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
2063 Points ∼96% -4%
Average of class Office
  (323 - 3693, n=117, last 2 years)
1834 Points ∼86% -14%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (979 - 2382, n=54)
1819 Points ∼85% -15%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1725 Points ∼81% -19%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
851 Points ∼40% -60%
CPU (Single Core)
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
525 Points ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
520 Points ∼99% -1%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
514 Points ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (375 - 527, n=54)
506 Points ∼96% -4%
Average of class Office
  (114 - 606, n=117, last 2 years)
464 Points ∼88% -12%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
438 Points ∼83% -17%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
405 Points ∼77% -23%
Cinebench R15
CPU Multi 64Bit
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
915 (902.16min - 915.31max) Points ∼100% +7%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
888 Points ∼97% +4%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
857 Points ∼94%
Average of class Office
  (160.8 - 1614, n=116, last 2 years)
816 Points ∼89% -5%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (431 - 925, n=57)
792 Points ∼87% -8%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
672 (655.8min - 671.77max) Points ∼73% -22%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
375 Points ∼41% -56%
CPU Single 64Bit
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
200 Points ∼100% +1%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
199 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (141.4 - 205, n=53)
194.3 Points ∼97% -2%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
184 Points ∼92% -8%
Average of class Office
  (80.1 - 230, n=111, last 2 years)
183.4 Points ∼92% -8%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
170 Points ∼85% -15%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
160 Points ∼80% -20%
Blender - v2.79 BMW27 CPU
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
1306 Seconds * ∼100% -140%
Average of class Office
  (302 - 3895, n=118, last 2 years)
821 Seconds * ∼63% -51%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
668 Seconds * ∼51% -23%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (499 - 1044, n=52)
662 Seconds * ∼51% -21%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
557 Seconds * ∼43% -2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
545 Seconds * ∼42%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
524 Seconds * ∼40% +4%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
24366 MIPS ∼100% +5%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
23574 MIPS ∼97% +1%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
23314 MIPS ∼96%
Average of class Office
  (4226 - 44266, n=118, last 2 years)
21519 MIPS ∼88% -8%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (14745 - 24873, n=54)
21421 MIPS ∼88% -8%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
20181 MIPS ∼83% -13%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
10893 MIPS ∼45% -53%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4921 MIPS ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
4891 MIPS ∼99% -1%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3924 - 4921, n=54)
4676 MIPS ∼95% -5%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4533 MIPS ∼92% -8%
Average of class Office
  (2059 - 5565, n=119, last 2 years)
4496 MIPS ∼91% -9%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
4198 MIPS ∼85% -15%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
4022 MIPS ∼82% -18%
Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3475 - 5472, n=50)
4673 Points ∼100% +15%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
4369 Points ∼93% +7%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
4191 Points ∼90% +3%
Average of class Office
  (1150 - 7672, n=115, last 2 years)
4165 Points ∼89% +2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4066 Points ∼87%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
3500 Points ∼75% -14%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
2332 Points ∼50% -43%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1147 - 1428, n=50)
1375 Points ∼100% +2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
1369 Points ∼100% +1%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1349 Points ∼98%
Average of class Office
  (531 - 1648, n=115, last 2 years)
1220 Points ∼89% -10%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
1163 Points ∼85% -14%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1147 Points ∼83% -15%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
1080 Points ∼79% -20%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
6.75 fps ∼100% +3%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
6.74 fps ∼100% +3%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
6.56 fps ∼97%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3.57 - 7.6, n=49)
5.91 fps ∼88% -10%
Average of class Office
  (0.63 - 11.3, n=117, last 2 years)
5.75 fps ∼85% -12%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5.51 fps ∼82% -16%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
3.05 fps ∼45% -54%
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
63.4 s * ∼100% -24%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
61.8 s * ∼97% -21%
Average of class Office
  (21.5 - 210, n=117, last 2 years)
60.3 s * ∼95% -18%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
60.2 s * ∼95% -18%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (44.2 - 61.8, n=52)
52.4 s * ∼83% -2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
51.2 s * ∼81%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
47.5 s * ∼75% +7%
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1
0.751 sec * ∼100% -20%
Average of class Office
  (0.536 - 2.07, n=118, last 2 years)
0.695 sec * ∼93% -11%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.662 sec * ∼88% -6%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
0.654 sec * ∼87% -4%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (0.619 - 0.727, n=51)
0.642 sec * ∼85% -2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.627 sec * ∼83%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7 (Dual-Channel)
0.623 sec * ∼83% +1%

* ... smaller is better

Performance Rating
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
89.4 pt ∼89%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6
87.1 pt ∼87%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
86.6 pt ∼87%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
 
82.1 pt ∼82%
Average of class Office
 
76.6 pt ∼77%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
76.2 pt ∼76%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
42.5 pt ∼43%
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
7685 KRay/s ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
7437 KRay/s ∼97% -3%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
7014 KRay/s ∼91% -9%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (4313 - 7889, n=37)
6435 KRay/s ∼84% -16%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
6118 KRay/s ∼80% -20%
Average of class Office
  (109 - 11601, n=101, last 2 years)
5802 KRay/s ∼75% -25%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
3169 KRay/s ∼41% -59%
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
37829 Points ∼100% +21%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
31232 Points ∼83%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
30804 Points ∼81% -1%
Average of class Office
  (3414 - 65333, n=101, last 2 years)
28814 Points ∼76% -8%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (19402 - 31991, n=37)
26931 Points ∼71% -14%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
24206 Points ∼64% -22%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
13077 Points ∼35% -58%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
2134 MB/s ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
2101 MB/s ∼98% -2%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (1316 - 2172, n=37)
1833 MB/s ∼86% -14%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
1815 MB/s ∼85% -15%
Average of class Office
  (125 - 2259, n=101, last 2 years)
1433 MB/s ∼67% -33%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
1248 MB/s ∼58% -42%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
959 MB/s ∼45% -55%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
51454 Points ∼100% +10%
Average of class Office
  (3308 - 92177, n=101, last 2 years)
48831 Points ∼95% +4%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
46748 Points ∼91%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
46352 Points ∼90% -1%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
46283 Points ∼90% -1%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (40824 - 46951, n=37)
45955 Points ∼89% -2%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
23360 Points ∼45% -50%
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
6703 Points ∼100% +51%
Average of class Office
  (546 - 13355, n=101, last 2 years)
5065 Points ∼76% +14%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
4443 Points ∼66%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
4418 Points ∼66% -1%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (3497 - 4445, n=37)
4238 Points ∼63% -5%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
4163 Points ∼62% -6%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
1985 Points ∼30% -55%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
20109 Points ∼100% +7%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
18751 Points ∼93%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
18620 Points ∼93% -1%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (12569 - 19356, n=37)
16290 Points ∼81% -13%
Average of class Office
  (1864 - 35619, n=101, last 2 years)
15928 Points ∼79% -15%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
15793 Points ∼79% -16%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
7705 Points ∼38% -59%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
67925 MB/s ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
67906 MB/s ∼100% 0%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
60984 MB/s ∼90% -10%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (31524 - 67969, n=37)
59502 MB/s ∼88% -12%
Average of class Office
  (189 - 91726, n=101, last 2 years)
41249 MB/s ∼61% -39%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
34964 MB/s ∼51% -49%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
29600 MB/s ∼44% -56%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
396 MB/s ∼100% +8%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
366 MB/s ∼92%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
365 MB/s ∼92% 0%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
342 MB/s ∼86% -7%
Average of class Office
  (67.6 - 713, n=110, last 2 years)
308 MB/s ∼78% -16%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (267 - 373, n=43)
282 MB/s ∼71% -23%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
169 MB/s ∼43% -54%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
3918 KRay/s ∼100%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
3811 KRay/s ∼97% -3%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
3747 KRay/s ∼96% -4%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (2226 - 4257, n=37)
3424 KRay/s ∼87% -13%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
3417 KRay/s ∼87% -13%
Average of class Office
  (59 - 6396, n=101, last 2 years)
3115 KRay/s ∼80% -20%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU)
1562 KRay/s ∼40% -60%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (9004 - 45366, n=37)
22938 MPixel/s ∼100% +148%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
18181 MPixel/s ∼79% +96%
Average of class Office
  (2193 - 44296, n=101, last 2 years)
18167 MPixel/s ∼79% +96%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
17037 MPixel/s ∼74% +84%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
14875 MPixel/s ∼65% +61%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
9264 MPixel/s ∼40%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
9004 MPixel/s ∼39% -3%

System Performance

The nimble and smooth-running system did not cause any problems in our test, and the device scores good PCMark results as well. The CPU provides enough performance for office and Internet applications. Some of the computing power does not come to fruition because the soldered-on working memory (8 GB) only runs in single-channel mode. Fortunately, there is still an unoccupied working memory bank inside the notebook. The dual-channel mode can be activated by installing a memory module.

The Extensa has an unoccupied working memory bank.
The Extensa has an unoccupied working memory bank.
PCMark 10 Score
4703 points
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PCMark 10 / Score
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Vega 6, R3 5300U, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
5006 Points ∼100% +6%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
4703 Points ∼94%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (4026 - 4952, n=46)
4609 Points ∼92% -2%
Average of class Office
  (2133 - 5933, n=102, last 2 years)
4510 Points ∼90% -4%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
4508 Points ∼90% -4%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
3386 Points ∼68% -28%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (8149 - 9917, n=46)
9348 Points ∼100% +3%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
9074 Points ∼97%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Vega 6, R3 5300U, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
9015 Points ∼96% -1%
Average of class Office
  (4922 - 10650, n=102, last 2 years)
8930 Points ∼96% -2%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
8685 Points ∼93% -4%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
7693 Points ∼82% -15%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Vega 6, R3 5300U, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
7852 Points ∼100% +25%
Average of class Office
  (3053 - 9512, n=102, last 2 years)
6722 Points ∼86% +7%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
6305 Points ∼80%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (5040 - 6611, n=46)
6224 Points ∼79% -1%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
6143 Points ∼78% -3%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
5497 Points ∼70% -13%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
4935 Points ∼100%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Vega 6, R3 5300U, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
4811 Points ∼97% -3%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
4662 Points ∼94% -6%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (3548 - 5255, n=46)
4573 Points ∼93% -7%
Average of class Office
  (1270 - 5938, n=102, last 2 years)
4219 Points ∼85% -15%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
2492 Points ∼50% -50%
CrossMark / Overall
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (1058 - 1293, n=6)
1142 Points ∼100% +8%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1058 Points ∼93%
Average of class Office
  (440 - 1554, n=20, last 2 years)
989 Points ∼87% -7%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
876 Points ∼77% -17%
CrossMark / Productivity
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (1148 - 1332, n=6)
1221 Points ∼100% +2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1197 Points ∼98%
Average of class Office
  (513 - 1500, n=20, last 2 years)
1062 Points ∼87% -11%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
979 Points ∼80% -18%
CrossMark / Creativity
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (895 - 1263, n=6)
1087 Points ∼100% +21%
Average of class Office
  (424 - 1663, n=20, last 2 years)
942 Points ∼87% +5%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
895 Points ∼82%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
774 Points ∼71% -14%
CrossMark / Responsiveness
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1202 Points ∼100%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7, Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
  (923 - 1275, n=6)
1097 Points ∼91% -9%
Average of class Office
  (284 - 1409, n=20, last 2 years)
946 Points ∼79% -21%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
907 Points ∼75% -25%
AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (17443 - 63889, n=37)
36158 MB/s ∼100% +103%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
33325 MB/s ∼92% +87%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
31429 MB/s ∼87% +76%
Average of class Office
  (11929 - 68450, n=101, last 2 years)
30687 MB/s ∼85% +72%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
19990 MB/s ∼55% +12%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
17810 MB/s ∼49%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
17443 MB/s ∼48% -2%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (19716 - 63705, n=37)
40265 MB/s ∼100% +91%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
38758 MB/s ∼96% +83%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
35443 MB/s ∼88% +68%
Average of class Office
  (12298 - 70414, n=101, last 2 years)
33823 MB/s ∼84% +60%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
23614 MB/s ∼59% +12%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
21134 MB/s ∼52%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
19716 MB/s ∼49% -7%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (18722 - 66778, n=37)
40950 MB/s ∼100% +116%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
38563 MB/s ∼94% +104%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
37418 MB/s ∼91% +98%
Average of class Office
  (12525 - 66791, n=101, last 2 years)
34220 MB/s ∼84% +81%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
23244 MB/s ∼57% +23%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
18924 MB/s ∼46%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
18722 MB/s ∼46% -1%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
97.9 ns * ∼100% -42%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, Vega 6 (v6.50.5800)
97.1 ns * ∼99% -41%
Average of class Office
  (89.7 - 336, n=111, last 2 years)
80.7 ns * ∼82% -17%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800, Dual-Channel)
73 ns * ∼75% -6%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Intel Core i3-1005G1, UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU) (v6.50.5800)
72.4 ns * ∼74% -5%
Average Intel Core i5-1135G7
  (68.3 - 107, n=43)
69.8 ns * ∼71% -1%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs (v6.50.5800)
68.8 ns * ∼70%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latency

DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
4965 μs * ∼100% -165%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1876 μs * ∼38%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), i3-1005G1, Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
1568 μs * ∼32% +16%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Vega 6, R3 5300U, Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
821 μs * ∼17% +56%

* ... smaller is better

Mass storage

Acer installs an NVMe SSD (M.2 2280) from Western Digital in the EX215, which has a storage capacity of 256 GB. The transfer rates are good in our benchmarks.

An NVMe SSD serves as the system drive.
An NVMe SSD serves as the system drive.
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 2491 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 966 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 630 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 351.8 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 1865 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 957 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 57.7 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 230 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
81.8 pt ∼82%
Average of class Office
 
79.5 pt ∼80%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
76.2 pt ∼76%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
62.4 pt ∼62%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
59.2 pt ∼59%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
59.2 pt ∼59%
DiskSpd
seq read
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
1989 (1975.76min - 1988.73max) MB/s ∼100% +13%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1824 (1790.34min - 1823.68max) MB/s ∼92% +4%
Average of class Office
  (215 - 4346, n=103, last 2 years)
1810 MB/s ∼91% +3%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1756 (1749.3min - 1756.42max) MB/s ∼88%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
1756 MB/s ∼88% 0%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
1561 (1546.02min - 1561.33max) MB/s ∼78% -11%
seq write
Average of class Office
  (56.3 - 4947, n=103, last 2 years)
1657 MB/s ∼100% +76%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
1606 (786.43min - 1606.14max) MB/s ∼97% +70%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1546 (1539.1min - 1546.44max) MB/s ∼93% +64%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
984 (966.79min - 983.77max) MB/s ∼59% +4%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
943 (937.83min - 942.67max) MB/s ∼57%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
943 MB/s ∼57% 0%
seq q8 t1 read
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
3424 (3108.82min - 3423.67max) MB/s ∼100% +39%
Average of class Office
  (200 - 6952, n=102, last 2 years)
2765 MB/s ∼81% +12%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
2665 (2438.36min - 2665.03max) MB/s ∼78% +8%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
2460 (2212.73min - 2460.17max) MB/s ∼72%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
2460 MB/s ∼72% 0%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
2302 (1974.68min - 2302.25max) MB/s ∼67% -6%
seq q8 t1 write
Average of class Office
  (57 - 5160, n=103, last 2 years)
1939 MB/s ∼100% +105%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1592 (1578.11min - 1591.53max) MB/s ∼82% +68%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
973 (965.11min - 972.87max) MB/s ∼50% +3%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
945 (939.94min - 945.39max) MB/s ∼49%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
945 MB/s ∼49% 0%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
863 (536.43min - 862.72max) MB/s ∼45% -9%
4k q1 t1 read
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
55.6 (55.28min - 55.57max) MB/s ∼100% +68%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
54 (53.16min - 54.01max) MB/s ∼97% +64%
Average of class Office
  (9.03 - 94.3, n=103, last 2 years)
48.4 MB/s ∼87% +47%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
48.3 (48.17min - 48.27max) MB/s ∼87% +46%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
33 (31.97min - 33.04max) MB/s ∼59%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
33 MB/s ∼59% 0%
4k q1 t1 write
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
243 (240.56min - 243.21max) MB/s ∼100%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
243 MB/s ∼100% 0%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
171 (169.58min - 170.91max) MB/s ∼70% -30%
Average of class Office
  (14.3 - 310, n=102, last 2 years)
149.5 MB/s ∼62% -38%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
141 (138.34min - 140.89max) MB/s ∼58% -42%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
133 (132.73min - 133.29max) MB/s ∼55% -45%
4k q32 t16 read
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1071 (1066.78min - 1071.35max) MB/s ∼100% +63%
Average of class Office
  (27.4 - 3241, n=103, last 2 years)
990 MB/s ∼92% +51%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
667 (602.07min - 666.59max) MB/s ∼62% +2%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
656 (652.43min - 655.55max) MB/s ∼61%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
656 MB/s ∼61% 0%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
505 (504.59min - 505.22max) MB/s ∼47% -23%
4k q32 t16 write
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1184 (1159.95min - 1183.55max) MB/s ∼100% +93%
Average of class Office
  (18.8 - 2284, n=103, last 2 years)
816 MB/s ∼69% +33%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
762 (750.15min - 761.77max) MB/s ∼64% +24%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
614 (286.41min - 614.04max) MB/s ∼52%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
614 MB/s ∼52% 0%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
411 (345.06min - 410.61max) MB/s ∼35% -33%
AS SSD
Score Total
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
3191 Points ∼100% +120%
Average of class Office
  (125 - 7098, n=106, last 2 years)
3029 Points ∼95% +109%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
2928 Points ∼92% +102%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
1915 Points ∼60% +32%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
1449 Points ∼45%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
1449 Points ∼45% 0%
Score Read
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1288 Points ∼100% +107%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
1279 Points ∼99% +106%
Average of class Office
  (49 - 2864, n=106, last 2 years)
1163 Points ∼90% +87%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
705 Points ∼55% +14%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
621 Points ∼48%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
621 Points ∼48% 0%
Score Write
Average of class Office
  (39 - 3023, n=106, last 2 years)
1305 Points ∼100% +130%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1289 Points ∼99% +127%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
1044 Points ∼80% +84%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
903 Points ∼69% +59%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
567 Points ∼43%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
567 Points ∼43% 0%
Seq Read
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
2635 MB/s ∼100% +19%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
2220 MB/s ∼84%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
2220 MB/s ∼84% 0%
Average of class Office
  (266 - 5613, n=106, last 2 years)
2153 MB/s ∼82% -3%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
2023 MB/s ∼77% -9%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
1976 MB/s ∼75% -11%
Seq Write
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1592 MB/s ∼100% +73%
Average of class Office
  (52.2 - 4909, n=106, last 2 years)
1324 MB/s ∼83% +44%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
919 MB/s ∼58%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
919 MB/s ∼58% 0%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
845 MB/s ∼53% -8%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
587 MB/s ∼37% -36%
4K Read
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
49.68 MB/s ∼100% +58%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
49.35 MB/s ∼99% +57%
Average of class Office
  (8.89 - 86.8, n=106, last 2 years)
47.3 MB/s ∼95% +50%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
43.59 MB/s ∼88% +38%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
31.5 MB/s ∼63%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
31.5 MB/s ∼63% 0%
4K Write
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
209 MB/s ∼100% 0%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
208.9 MB/s ∼100%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
142.9 MB/s ∼68% -32%
Average of class Office
  (13.9 - 257, n=106, last 2 years)
136.3 MB/s ∼65% -35%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
122.4 MB/s ∼59% -41%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
113.5 MB/s ∼54% -46%
4K-64 Read
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
1027 MB/s ∼100% +180%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
981 MB/s ∼96% +167%
Average of class Office
  (13.1 - 2224, n=106, last 2 years)
896 MB/s ∼87% +144%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
457.8 MB/s ∼45% +25%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
367.2 MB/s ∼36%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
367 MB/s ∼36% 0%
4K-64 Write
Average of class Office
  (17.7 - 2470, n=106, last 2 years)
1037 MB/s ∼100% +290%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6
Samsung PM991a MZALQ512HBLU
1016 MB/s ∼98% +282%
Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3511
SK Hynix BC711 HFM256GD3GX013N
837 MB/s ∼81% +215%
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
701 MB/s ∼68% +164%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
266 MB/s ∼26%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
266 MB/s ∼26% 0%
Access Time Read
Fujitsu Lifebook A3510 (FPC04905BP)
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD
0.129 ms * ∼100% -29%
Acer Extensa 15 EX215-54-5103
WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
0.1 ms * ∼78%
Average WDC PC SN530 SDBPNPZ-265G
 
0.1 ms * ∼78% -0%
Average of class Office
  (0.032 - 0.389, n=102, last 2 years)
0.09068 ms * ∼70% +9%
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6