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Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N review: A quiet 2-in-1 laptop with pen input

Versatile. Acer's 2-in-1 laptop is equipped for office and Internet operation with a Ryzen 3 APU, 8 GB of working memory in dual-channel mode, and an NVMe SSD. The touchscreen can not only be operated with the fingers but also with an active input pen.

The Spin 3 SP314-21N series from Acer stands for 2-in-1 laptops in the 14-inch format that are run by AMD APUs. Our test unit is equipped with a Ryzen 3-3250U APU. The convertible isn't unknown to us, since it is the identically built sibling of the Intel based Spin 3 SP314-54N. The competitors include devices such as the HP Pavilion x360 14 and the Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14ALC05.

Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU (Spin 3 SP314 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U 2 x 2.6 - 3.5 GHz, 35 W PL2 / Short Burst, 25 W PL1 / Sustained, Zen
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 - 2048 MB VRAM, Core: 1200 MHz, Memory: 1200 MHz, dual-channel, 30.0.13025.5005
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4-3200, dual-channel mode, onboard, no memory slots
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, capacitive, 10 touchpoints, native pen support, AU Optronics B140HAN04.0, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0, 256 GB 
, 199 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC295 @ AMD K17.1 - Audio Processor - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined audio port, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: rotation sensor, TPM 2.0
Networking
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.9 x 325 x 230 ( = 0.67 x 12.8 x 9.06 in)
Battery
48.9 Wh, 4343 mAh Lithium-Ion, 4 cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, MS Office 365 (trial), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds), Power Supply: 323 g ( = 11.39 oz / 0.71 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
81.2 %
11/2021
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
R3 3250U, Vega 3
1.5 kg16.9 mm14.00"1920x1080
81.8 %
07/2021
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1.5 kg19.9 mm14.00"1920x1080
82.3 %
05/2021
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
R5 5500U, Vega 7
1.5 kg21.4 mm14.00"1920x1080

Case and Equipment - The Spin 3 offers USB 3.2 Gen 2

Acer uses a silver gray case with matte and smooth surfaces made from aluminum and plastic. The convertible does not show any faults in the workmanship. There are no uneven gaps and we did not notice any material protrusions. The amount by which the base unit can be warped is just barely acceptable. The battery is built in, and you can access the insides after removing the bottom of the case.

The 2-in-1 device offers two USB-A connections (USB 3.2 Gen 1) and a single USB-C connection (USB 3.2 Gen 2) that neither supports DisplayPort via USB-C nor Power Delivery (= power via USB-C), which is unfortunate. An external monitor can be connected via HDMI. The microSD storage card reader turns out to be one of the slower models using our AV PRO microSD 128 GB V60 reference storage card.

Acer offers some Spin 3 models that are equipped with an active input pen, such as the Spin 3 SP314-54N that we already tested. The pen is then housed in a slot on the right side of the case, and it can also be recharged there. However, the active stylus is not included with the equipment version that we are testing here. Since the pen slot is closed by a cover, you would not be able to use the slot to house the pen or recharge it.

The WLAN transfer rates that we determined under optimal conditions (no other WLAN devices in close proximity and close distance between laptop and server PC) are not up-to-date anymore. The reason is easy to find: The Qualcomm QCA6174 WLAN chip that is used only offers maximum transfer rates of 867 Mbit/s.

Windows 10 Home in S mode serves as the operating system. However, you can perform a free upgrade to the regular Home version of Windows 10, and we performed this upgrade in order to be able to run our tests.

Size Comparison

321 mm / 12.6 in 219 mm / 8.62 in 21.4 mm / 0.843 in 1.5 kg3.38 lbs325 mm / 12.8 in 230 mm / 9.06 in 16.9 mm / 0.665 in 1.5 kg3.31 lbs322 mm / 12.7 in 209 mm / 8.23 in 19.9 mm / 0.783 in 1.5 kg3.31 lbs297 mm / 11.7 in 210 mm / 8.27 in 1 mm / 0.03937 in 5.7 g0.01257 lbs
Right side: power button, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), audio combo port, slot for a cable lock
Right side: power button, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), audio combo port, slot for a cable lock
Left side: power port, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C), HDMI, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), storage card reader (microSD)
Left side: power port, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C), HDMI, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), storage card reader (microSD)
SD Card Reader
average JPG Copy Test (av. of 3 runs)
Average of class Convertible
  (17.7 - 209, n=33, last 2 years)
81.8 MB/s +220%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
78.2 MB/s +205%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
75.3 MB/s +194%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
28.1 MB/s +10%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
  (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
25.6 MB/s
maximum AS SSD Seq Read Test (1GB)
Average of class Convertible
  (22.6 - 263, n=32, last 2 years)
97 MB/s +164%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro SDXC 64 GB UHS-II)
87.2 MB/s +138%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
85.4 MB/s +133%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
  (AV Pro SD microSD 128 GB V60)
36.7 MB/s
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
  (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 microSDXC 64GB)
32.4 MB/s -12%
Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1351 (675min - 1408max) MBit/s +119%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1072 (613min - 1668max) MBit/s +74%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
616 (320min - 696max) MBit/s
Average Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
  (247 - 668, n=38)
538 MBit/s -13%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Wireless AC-9461
360 (181min - 385max) MBit/s -42%
iperf3 receive AX12
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1149 (780min - 1282max) MBit/s +127%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1146 (1101min - 1197max) MBit/s +126%
Average Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
  (247 - 657, n=38)
533 MBit/s +5%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174
507 (480min - 529max) MBit/s
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Wireless AC-9461
335 (325min - 338max) MBit/s -34%
05010015020025030035040045050055060065070075080085090095010001050110011501200125013001350140014501500155016001650Tooltip
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø506 (480-529)
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng Wireless AC-9461; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø335 (325-338)
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1145 (1101-1197)
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5 Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1149 (780-1282)
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø607 (320-696)
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng Wireless AC-9461; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø354 (181-385)
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1328 (675-1408)
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5 Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1072 (613-1668)
ColorChecker
11.1 ∆E
10 ∆E
9.8 ∆E
8.2 ∆E
15.9 ∆E
17 ∆E
5.1 ∆E
12.2 ∆E
10.6 ∆E
8.9 ∆E
14 ∆E
13.1 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
8.5 ∆E
14 ∆E
8.2 ∆E
18.6 ∆E
24 ∆E
5.6 ∆E
14.5 ∆E
16.2 ∆E
14.4 ∆E
12.2 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
ColorChecker Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU: 11.84 ∆E min: 5.14 - max: 23.98 ∆E

Input Devices - The SP314 does not offer a keyboard illumination

The chiclet keyboard is not illuminated. Its flat keys have a slightly rough surface and offer a short stroke and clear pressure point. The key resistance could have been more crisp. The keyboard has some slight give while typing. Overall, Acer delivers a keyboard suitable for everyday tasks here.

The smooth surface of the multitouch-capable ClickPad, which has a footprint of about 10.5 x 6.5 cm (~4.1 x 2.6 in), makes it easy to slide your fingers. The pad also responds to inputs in the corners. It has a short stroke and clear pressure point.

The touchscreen supports up to ten touch points and responds to inputs promptly. It can be operated with fingers as well as with an active input pen. A short test with the "Bamboo Ink" universal input pen that we used was successful. The Bluetooth connection between the pen and the Spin 3 worked flawlessly.

Spin 3 input devices
Spin 3 input devices

Display - IPS onboard

Pixel grid
Pixel grid

At 232.4 cd/m² and 578:1 respectively, the brightness and contrast of the reflective 14-inch touchscreen (1920 x 1080 pixels) turn out too low. We consider values higher than 300 cd/m² and 1000:1 as good. We did not notice any PWM flickering.

233
cd/m²
229
cd/m²
235
cd/m²
224
cd/m²
231
cd/m²
222
cd/m²
248
cd/m²
231
cd/m²
239
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
AU Optronics B140HAN04.0 tested with X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 248 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 232.4 cd/m² Minimum: 19 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 90 %
Center on Battery: 242 cd/m²
Contrast: 578:1 (Black: 0.4 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 4.01 | 0.5-29.43 Ø4.99
ΔE Greyscale 2.04 | 0.57-98 Ø5.2
39% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
56.8% sRGB (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
37.8% Display P3 (Argyll 2.2.0 3D)
Gamma: 2.25
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AU Optronics B140HAN04.0, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Chi Mei N140HCA-E5B, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
5D10S39642 LCD MODULE W 81X1, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
BOE081D, IPS, 1920x1080, 14.00
Display
13%
9%
3%
Display P3 Coverage
37.8
42.7
13%
41.24
9%
39.25
4%
sRGB Coverage
56.8
63.7
12%
61.4
8%
58.2
2%
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
39
44.2
13%
42.67
9%
40.55
4%
Response Times
27%
33%
42%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
48 ?(21, 27)
32 ?(15, 17)
33%
30 ?(14, 16)
37%
29 ?(5, 24)
40%
Response Time Black / White *
28 ?(14, 14)
22 ?(12, 10)
21%
20 ?(11, 9)
29%
16 ?(4, 12)
43%
PWM Frequency
1000 ?(90)
Screen
26%
-8%
29%
Brightness middle
231
269
16%
243
5%
271
17%
Brightness
232
241
4%
221
-5%
272
17%
Brightness Distribution
90
82
-9%
79
-12%
92
2%
Black Level *
0.4
0.11
72%
0.16
60%
0.19
52%
Contrast
578
2445
323%
1519
163%
1426
147%
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
4.01
5.68
-42%
6.03
-50%
4.24
-6%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
8.23
9.61
-17%
9.21
-12%
6.38
22%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2.04
4.95
-143%
6.4
-214%
2.51
-23%
Gamma
2.25 98%
2.17 101%
2.41 91%
2.25 98%
CCT
6751 96%
6628 98%
6342 102%
6812 95%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
44.2
39
37
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
63.7
61
58
Total Average (Program / Settings)
22% / 23%
11% / 2%
25% / 25%

* ... smaller is better

While the display delivers a decent color reproduction in the state of delivery, the colors deviate slightly from the target. The display does not suffer from a blue tint, but it is unable to cover the AdobeRGB (39%), sRGB (57%), and DCI-P3 (38%) color spaces.

CalMAN - Color Checker
CalMAN - Color Checker
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Saturation
CalMAN - Saturation

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
28 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 14 ms rise
↘ 14 ms fall
The screen shows relatively slow response rates in our tests and may be too slow for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 67 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (21.4 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
48 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 21 ms rise
↘ 27 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.2 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 80 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (33.5 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 not detected

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17673 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

The IPS panel offers stable viewing angles and can be read from any position. However, outdoors you can hardly read it or even cannot decipher anything at all, since the low display brightness and reflective display surface prevent this.

The Spin 3 outdoors
The Spin 3 outdoors

Performance - Acer's 2-in-1 device brings a Ryzen 3 APU

With the Spin 3 SP314-21N, Acer offers a 2-in-1 device that brings sufficient performance for office and Internet applications.

Test Conditions

The Spin 3 doesn't offer any manufacturer specific power profiles, but the Windows standard profiles are used. We ran our test with the "Highest Performance" profile activated. The power limits of the APU are 25 watts (PL1) and 35 watts (PL2).

Processor

The CPU part of the Ryzen 3-3250U APU (Picasso) consists of a dual-core processor that runs at a basic clock speed of 2.6 GHz. Via Turbo, the clock speed can be increased up to 3.5 GHz. Simultaneous multithreading (two threads per core) is supported.

The processor runs through the multithread test of the Cinebench R15 benchmark at 3.4 to 3.5 GHz and through the single-thread test at 1.6 to 3.5 GHz. In battery operation, the CPU runs at 2.6 to 3.4 GHz (multithread) and 1.6 to 2.4 GHz (single-thread).

We evaluate whether the CPU Turbo can also be maintained constantly by running the multithread test of the Cinebench R15 benchmark for at least 30 minutes in a loop. The Turbo runs at varying speeds.

Cinebench R15 Multi Constant Load Test

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Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU AMD Ryzen 3 3250U: Ø331 (314.26-350.74)
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng Intel Core i5-1135G7: Ø584 (529.91-688.22)
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE AMD Ryzen 5 5500U: Ø1356 (1331.42-1387.06)
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5 Intel Core i5-1035G4: Ø568 (547.77-632.01)
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop
CPU clock speeds while running the CB15 loop
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
10251
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
7719
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
4088
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit
3.95 Points
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit
1.46 Points
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
38.28 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
98 %
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
36.69 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
351 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
126 Points
Help
CPU Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Convertible
 
90.1 pt
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
71 pt
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
57 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
50.7 pt
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
 
28.2 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
27.7 pt
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
26.7 pt
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE -2!
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
26.4 pt
Cinebench R23
Multi Core
Average of class Convertible
  (616 - 18070, n=63, last 2 years)
9936 Points +430%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
8353 Points +345%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4029 Points +115%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
3800 Points +103%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (1876 - 2080, n=3)
1989 Points +6%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
1876 Points
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
1786 Points -5%
Single Core
Average of class Convertible
  (308 - 1970, n=63, last 2 years)
1623 Points +100%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1359 Points +68%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
1167 Points +44%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
1119 Points +38%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
810 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (768 - 810, n=3)
785 Points -3%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
780 Points -4%
Cinebench R20
CPU (Multi Core)
Average of class Convertible
  (242 - 6954, n=63, last 2 years)
3746 Points +803%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
3213 Points +674%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
1399 Points +237%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
979 Points +136%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
795 Points +92%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (415 - 805, n=3)
668 Points +61%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
453 Points +9%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
415 Points
CPU (Single Core)
Average of class Convertible
  (149.8 - 755, n=62, last 2 years)
623 Points +166%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
467 Points +100%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
458 Points +96%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
435 Points +86%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
303 Points +29%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
287 Points +23%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (234 - 303, n=3)
279 Points +19%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
234 Points
Cinebench R15
CPU Multi 64Bit
Average of class Convertible
  (110.1 - 2889, n=65, last 2 years)
1659 Points +373%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
1387 (1331.42min - 1387.06max) Points +295%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
688 Points +96%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
632 (547.77min - 632.01max) Points +80%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
353 Points +1%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (351 - 354, n=3)
353 Points +1%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
352 (332.02min - 352.17max) Points 0%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
351 Points
CPU Single 64Bit
Average of class Convertible
  (68.6 - 287, n=62, last 2 years)
236 Points +87%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
197 Points +56%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
177 Points +40%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
170 Points +35%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
129 Points +2%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
126 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (119 - 126, n=3)
122.2 Points -3%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
117 Points -7%
Blender - v2.79 BMW27 CPU
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
1485 Seconds * -6%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
1399 Seconds *
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (1319 - 1399, n=3)
1372 Seconds * +2%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
1348 Seconds * +4%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
802 Seconds * +43%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
766 Seconds * +45%
Average of class Convertible
  (193 - 1059, n=58, last 2 years)
369 Seconds * +74%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
358 Seconds * +74%
7-Zip 18.03
7z b 4
Average of class Convertible
  (24505 - 72400, n=60, last 2 years)
41814 MIPS +340%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
36829 MIPS +288%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
18948 MIPS +100%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
16883 MIPS +78%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
9496 MIPS
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
9179 MIPS -3%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (8899 - 9496, n=3)
9153 MIPS -4%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
8752 MIPS -8%
7z b 4 -mmt1
Average of class Convertible
  (3946 - 6493, n=60, last 2 years)
5271 MIPS +53%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4842 MIPS +40%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
4293 MIPS +24%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
4169 MIPS +21%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
3452 MIPS
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
3381 MIPS -2%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (2931 - 3452, n=3)
3225 MIPS -7%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
3065 MIPS -11%
Geekbench 5.5
Multi-Core
Average of class Convertible
  (663 - 14016, n=64, last 2 years)
8443 Points +366%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
5641 Points +211%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4873 Points +169%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
3986 Points +120%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
1847 Points +2%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
1813 Points
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
1645 Points -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (1397 - 1813, n=4)
1634 Points -10%
Single-Core
Average of class Convertible
  (319 - 1981, n=64, last 2 years)
1631 Points +92%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
1422 Points +68%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
1235 Points +46%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
1115 Points +31%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
848 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (687 - 848, n=4)
796 Points -6%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
770 Points -9%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
751 Points -11%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
Average of class Convertible
  (0.73 - 20.1, n=62, last 2 years)
11 fps +501%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
9.59 fps +424%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
5.04 fps +175%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
4.52 fps +147%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (1.83 - 2.17, n=3)
2.05 fps +12%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
2.03 fps +11%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
1.95 fps +7%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
1.83 fps
LibreOffice - 20 Documents To PDF
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
91.6 s * -4%
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
90.8 s * -3%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
88.5 s *
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (84.3 - 88.5, n=3)
86.1 s * +3%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
69 s * +22%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
58.4 s * +34%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
52.2 s * +41%
Average of class Convertible
  (42 - 121.5, n=59, last 2 years)
51 s * +42%
R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean
Lenovo V15-ADA 82C7009SGE
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
0.872 sec * -8%
HP 255 G7 159P1EA
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
0.849 sec * -6%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (0.773 - 0.843, n=3)
0.807 sec * -0%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
0.804 sec *
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4
0.701 sec * +13%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
0.634 sec * +21%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7
0.619 sec * +23%
Average of class Convertible
  (0.4102 - 1.013, n=59, last 2 years)
0.508 sec * +37%

* ... smaller is better

Performance Rating
Average of class Convertible
 
91.4 pt
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
90.7 pt
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
56.8 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
55.1 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
22.8 pt
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
 
22.3 pt
AIDA64 / FP32 Ray-Trace
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
10421 KRay/s +592%
Average of class Convertible
  (468 - 25226, n=63, last 2 years)
9411 KRay/s +524%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
5329 KRay/s +254%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
4827 KRay/s +220%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (1507 - 1660, n=3)
1591 KRay/s +6%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
1507 KRay/s
AIDA64 / FPU Julia
Average of class Convertible
  (2644 - 106512, n=62, last 2 years)
48876 Points +463%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
43706 Points +404%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
22393 Points +158%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
20628 Points +138%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
8675 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (8357 - 8675, n=3)
8557 Points -1%
AIDA64 / CPU SHA3
Average of class Convertible
  (182 - 4764, n=62, last 2 years)
2264 MB/s +396%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
1829 MB/s +301%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
1519 MB/s +233%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
1407 MB/s +209%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
456 MB/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (427 - 456, n=3)
437 MB/s -4%
AIDA64 / CPU Queen
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
73651 Points +226%
Average of class Convertible
  (10502 - 120368, n=62, last 2 years)
70751 Points +213%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
44661 Points +98%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
40324 Points +79%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (22574 - 25740, n=3)
23780 Points +5%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
22574 Points
AIDA64 / FPU SinJulia
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
10384 Points +269%
Average of class Convertible
  (659 - 14835, n=62, last 2 years)
6782 Points +141%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
3736 Points +33%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
3710 Points +32%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
2814 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (2732 - 2814, n=3)
2782 Points -1%
AIDA64 / FPU Mandel
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
29983 Points +566%
Average of class Convertible
  (1420 - 56839, n=62, last 2 years)
24897 Points +453%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
14130 Points +214%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
12304 Points +173%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
4505 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (4342 - 4505, n=3)
4426 Points -2%
AIDA64 / CPU AES
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
54358 MB/s +265%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
53234 MB/s +257%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
52316 MB/s +251%
Average of class Convertible
  (1279 - 169089, n=62, last 2 years)
49649 MB/s +233%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
14905 MB/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (14381 - 14905, n=3)
14586 MB/s -2%
AIDA64 / CPU ZLib
Average of class Convertible
  (61.4 - 1088, n=62, last 2 years)
648 MB/s +302%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
602 MB/s +274%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
278 MB/s +73%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
268 MB/s +66%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
161 MB/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (153.8 - 161, n=3)
156.9 MB/s -3%
AIDA64 / FP64 Ray-Trace
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
5675 KRay/s +557%
Average of class Convertible
  (254 - 13175, n=62, last 2 years)
4964 KRay/s +475%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
2901 KRay/s +236%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
2680 KRay/s +210%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
864 KRay/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (844 - 864, n=3)
853 KRay/s -1%
AIDA64 / CPU PhotoWorxx
Average of class Convertible
  (5136 - 52599, n=62, last 2 years)
35940 MPixel/s +186%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
29690 MPixel/s +137%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
24181 MPixel/s +93%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
16519 MPixel/s +32%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
12547 MPixel/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (7986 - 12595, n=3)
11043 MPixel/s -12%

System Performance

The system runs smoothly and quickly, offering sufficient computing performance for office and Internet applications. This is also shown by decent results in the PC Mark benchmarks. The working memory transfer rates of the Spin 3 remain behind the values of the competitors. The reason for this is the Ryzen 3 APU supporting at most DDR4-2400 storage, while the competitors and the Intel sibling model use at least DDR4-3200 storage.

The working memory is soldered in.
The working memory is soldered in.
PCMark 8 Home Score Accelerated v2
3057 points
PCMark 8 Creative Score Accelerated v2
2773 points
PCMark 8 Work Score Accelerated v2
4426 points
PCMark 10 Score
3344 points
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PCMark 10 / Score
Average of class Convertible
  (1486 - 7963, n=60, last 2 years)
5829 Points +74%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Vega 7, R5 5500U, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
5008 Points +50%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
4646 Points +39%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
3885 Points +16%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Vega 3, R3 3250U, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
3344 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  (3109 - 3344, n=2)
3227 Points -3%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Average of class Convertible
  (3975 - 12059, n=60, last 2 years)
10607 Points +52%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
9753 Points +40%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Vega 7, R5 5500U, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
9149 Points +31%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
8709 Points +25%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Vega 3, R3 3250U, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
6987 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  (6547 - 6987, n=2)
6767 Points -3%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Vega 7, R5 5500U, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
7809 Points +33%
Average of class Convertible
  (2764 - 10800, n=60, last 2 years)
7744 Points +32%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
6371 Points +8%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Vega 3, R3 3250U, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
5886 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  (5670 - 5886, n=2)
5778 Points -2%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
5302 Points -10%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Average of class Convertible
  (811 - 12360, n=60, last 2 years)
6680 Points +171%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Vega 7, R5 5500U, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
4774 Points +94%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
4382 Points +78%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
3448 Points +40%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Vega 3, R3 3250U, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
2467 Points
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  (2198 - 2467, n=2)
2333 Points -5%
AIDA64 / Memory Copy
Average of class Convertible
  (16353 - 95631, n=62, last 2 years)
61303 MB/s +120%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
40141 MB/s +44%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
38969 MB/s +40%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
34346 MB/s +23%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
27857 MB/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (14545 - 28036, n=3)
23479 MB/s -16%
AIDA64 / Memory Read
Average of class Convertible
  (12706 - 87812, n=62, last 2 years)
55883 MB/s +74%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
48452 MB/s +51%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
46871 MB/s +46%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
42963 MB/s +34%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
32169 MB/s
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (17812 - 32364, n=3)
27448 MB/s -15%
AIDA64 / Memory Write
Average of class Convertible
  (10177 - 93451, n=62, last 2 years)
63402 MB/s +90%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
48631 MB/s +46%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
46521 MB/s +40%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
33283 MB/s
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
30673 MB/s -8%
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (17439 - 33662, n=3)
28128 MB/s -15%
AIDA64 / Memory Latency
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, Vega 3
113 ns *
Average AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
  (108.8 - 116.6, n=3)
112.8 ns * -0%
Average of class Convertible
  (10.2 - 173, n=62, last 2 years)
109 ns * +4%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, Vega 7
99.7 ns * +12%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Core i5-1035G4, Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU)
97 ns * +14%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Core i5-1135G7, Iris Xe G7 80EUs
73.1 ns * +35%

* ... smaller is better

DPC Latencies

Latency Monitor
Latency Monitor
Latency Monitor
Latency Monitor
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
Vega 3, R3 3250U, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
3389 μs *
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Vega 7, R5 5500U, Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
2782 μs * +18%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, i5-1135G7, Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1004 μs * +70%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), i5-1035G4, SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
861 μs * +75%

* ... smaller is better

Storage Solution

An NVMe SSD (M.2-2280) from SK Hynix serves as the system drive. It offers 256 GB storage space and delivers good transfer rates.

An NVMe SSD is used.
An NVMe SSD is used.
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
CDM 5/6 Read Seq Q32T1: 1783 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write Seq Q32T1: 1032 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K Q32T1: 319.3 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K Q32T1: 199.7 MB/s
CDM 5 Read Seq: 1065 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 1001 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 38.78 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 98.6 MB/s
Drive Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Convertible
 
86.4 pt
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
69.5 pt
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
59.5 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
51.7 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
49 pt
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
 
48.9 pt
DiskSpd
seq read
Average of class Convertible
  (321 - 4494, n=61, last 2 years)
2666 MB/s +138%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1896 (1874.22min - 1895.81max) MB/s +69%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1714 (1688.65min - 1713.79max) MB/s +53%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1120 (1112.25min - 1119.81max) MB/s
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1119 (1114.09min - 1118.55max) MB/s 0%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (734 - 1120, n=8)
1025 MB/s -8%
seq write
Average of class Convertible
  (195.5 - 4824, n=61, last 2 years)
2414 MB/s +141%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1481 (1382.02min - 1480.8max) MB/s +48%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1131 (1124.07min - 1131.37max) MB/s +13%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1002 (959.9min - 1001.51max) MB/s
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
977 (610.06min - 977.27max) MB/s -2%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (179 - 1022, n=8)
880 MB/s -12%
seq q8 t1 read
Average of class Convertible
  (399 - 7152, n=61, last 2 years)
4368 MB/s +145%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
2406 (2140.14min - 2406.49max) MB/s +35%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
2241 (1701min - 2240.94max) MB/s +26%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
2151 (2022.13min - 2150.53max) MB/s +21%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (746 - 2241, n=8)
1942 MB/s +9%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1785 (1582.3min - 1784.68max) MB/s
seq q8 t1 write
Average of class Convertible
  (215 - 5667, n=61, last 2 years)
3169 MB/s +210%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1470 (1437.6min - 1469.68max) MB/s +44%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1149 (1089.34min - 1148.6max) MB/s +12%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1022 (884.67min - 1022.31max) MB/s
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
962 (559.87min - 962.35max) MB/s -6%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (179 - 1022, n=8)
889 MB/s -13%
4k q1 t1 read
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
60.6 (59.66min - 60.6max) MB/s +52%
Average of class Convertible
  (11.3 - 90.3, n=61, last 2 years)
58.6 MB/s +47%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
48.7 (48.27min - 48.66max) MB/s +22%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
47.8 (47.46min - 47.81max) MB/s +20%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (38.4 - 49.5, n=8)
43.1 MB/s +8%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
40 (39.93min - 39.95max) MB/s
4k q1 t1 write
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
208 (204.31min - 207.5max) MB/s +98%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
168 (165.63min - 167.9max) MB/s +60%
Average of class Convertible
  (48.4 - 398, n=61, last 2 years)
148.2 MB/s +41%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (30 - 178, n=8)
116.6 MB/s +11%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
105 (104.84min - 105.44max) MB/s
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
95.1 (94.73min - 95.13max) MB/s -9%
4k q32 t16 read
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1371 (1202.08min - 1370.81max) MB/s +90%
Average of class Convertible
  (156.4 - 3881, n=61, last 2 years)
1067 MB/s +48%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
720 (719.5min - 719.85max) MB/s
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
649 (647.58min - 649.44max) MB/s -10%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (471 - 720, n=8)
615 MB/s -15%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
605 (604.05min - 605.36max) MB/s -16%
4k q32 t16 write
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1118 (1060.64min - 1117.53max) MB/s +71%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
765 (718.87min - 764.99max) MB/s +17%
Average of class Convertible
  (99.8 - 3537, n=61, last 2 years)
745 MB/s +14%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
655 (487.43min - 655.08max) MB/s
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
584 (465.37min - 583.62max) MB/s -11%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (179 - 780, n=8)
517 MB/s -21%
AS SSD
Score Total
Average of class Convertible
  (394 - 8028, n=60, last 2 years)
3745 Points +105%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
3221 Points +76%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
2460 Points +35%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (1178 - 2464, n=8)
1870 Points +2%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1825 Points
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1792 Points -2%
Score Read
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1512 Points +103%
Average of class Convertible
  (186 - 3137, n=60, last 2 years)
1309 Points +76%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
847 Points +14%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
845 Points +13%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (639 - 1023, n=8)
822 Points +10%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
745 Points
Score Write
Average of class Convertible
  (116 - 3348, n=60, last 2 years)
1824 Points +154%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1211 Points +68%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
975 Points +36%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
719 Points
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (272 - 946, n=8)
665 Points -8%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
557 Points -23%
Seq Read
Average of class Convertible
  (473 - 5684, n=60, last 2 years)
3449 MB/s +123%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
2027 MB/s +31%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
2011 MB/s +30%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1871 MB/s +21%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (1546 - 1930, n=8)
1743 MB/s +13%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
1546 MB/s
Seq Write
Average of class Convertible
  (180 - 5229, n=60, last 2 years)
2050 MB/s +121%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
1080 MB/s +17%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1057 MB/s +14%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
926 MB/s
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (355 - 981, n=8)
758 MB/s -18%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
703 MB/s -24%
4K Read
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
55.2 MB/s +35%
Average of class Convertible
  (11.4 - 82.4, n=60, last 2 years)
55.2 MB/s +35%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
52.7 MB/s +28%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
45.97 MB/s +12%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (38.2 - 59.5, n=8)
43.5 MB/s +6%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
41.04 MB/s
4K Write
Average of class Convertible
  (41.5 - 347, n=60, last 2 years)
164.4 MB/s +89%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
133.5 MB/s +53%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
127 MB/s +46%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
119.3 MB/s +37%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (87.2 - 172.9, n=8)
114.5 MB/s +31%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
87.2 MB/s
4K-64 Read
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
1257 MB/s +129%
Average of class Convertible
  (126.9 - 2508, n=60, last 2 years)
910 MB/s +66%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
614 MB/s +12%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (423 - 771, n=8)
604 MB/s +10%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
589 MB/s +7%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
549 MB/s
4K-64 Write
Average of class Convertible
  (38.4 - 2855, n=60, last 2 years)
1455 MB/s +170%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
976 MB/s +81%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
736 MB/s +37%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
539 MB/s
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (141.1 - 713, n=8)
475 MB/s -12%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
367.1 MB/s -32%
Access Time Read
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
0.117 ms * -52%
Average of class Convertible
  (0.021 - 0.244, n=60, last 2 years)
0.0868 ms * -13%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
0.084 ms * -9%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (0.052 - 0.098, n=7)
0.07886 ms * -2%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
0.077 ms *
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
0.068 ms * +12%
Access Time Write
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Toshiba KBG40ZNV512G
0.182 ms * -323%
Average of class Convertible
  (0.017 - 0.561, n=60, last 2 years)
0.102 ms * -137%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
Micron 2210 MTFDHBA512QFD
0.053 ms * -23%
Average SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
  (0.033 - 0.117, n=8)
0.04713 ms * -10%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
0.043 ms *
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0
0.038 ms * +12%

* ... smaller is better

Constant Performance Reading: DiskSpd Read Loop, Queue Depth 8

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Graphics Card

The Radeon RX Vega 3 GPU supports DirectX 12 and operates at speeds of up to 1200 MHz. The GPU is able to maintain the maximum clock speed for several minutes, as is shown by our The Witcher 3 test. After that, the clock speeds varies. The 3DMark results are some of the best values that we measured for the iGPU up to this point.

The Acer laptop is able to handle games that have very moderate demands on the hardware or are already several years old. It is able to achieve smooth frame rates at low resolutions and low quality settings.

Fire Strike (mains operation)
Fire Strike (mains operation)
Fire Strike (battery operation)
Fire Strike (battery operation)
Wild Life Extreme (mains operation)
Wild Life Extreme (mains operation)
3DMark 06 Standard Score
11493 points
3DMark 11 Performance
2229 points
3DMark Ice Storm Standard Score
58149 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
7678 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1296 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
504 points
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3DMark Performance Rating - Percent
Average of class Convertible
 
100 pt
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, Intel Core i5-1135G7
67.3 pt
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE -1!
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
57 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5 -1!
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Intel Core i5-1035G4
39.8 pt
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
25.2 pt
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
 
20.3 pt
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Average of class Convertible
  (471 - 40768, n=61, last 2 years)
8257 Points +304%
HP Pavilion x360 14-dy0157ng
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs, Intel Core i5-1135G7
5808 Points +184%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ALC05-82HU006NGE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
5163 Points +152%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-54N-56S5
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Intel Core i5-1035G4
3334 Points +63%
Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2046 Points
Average AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  (1108 - 2048, n=14)
1674 Points -18%