Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.83% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Inspiron 3521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 033MX4
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130103
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:22
Run Duration316 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i3-3227U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
29.5% Poor
SC Int 51.3
SC Float 51.9
SC Mixed 51.8
41% 51.7 Pts
QC Int 131
QC Float 133
QC Mixed 136
30% 133 Pts
MC Int 128
MC Float 132
MC Mixed 136
20% 132 Pts
Poor: 15%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 30%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0597) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4425
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.83% Terrible
Lighting 11.3
Reflection 13.6
Parallax 8.8
3% 11.2 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 15.5
4% 10.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.83%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2012)-$40
359GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 109
Write 105
Mixed 88.5
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.22
73% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 62%
Generic Flash Disk 2GB
2GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
4.5% Terrible
Read 15.9
Write 3.87
Mixed 5.55
8% 8.43 MB/s
4K Read 5.48
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.02
22% 1.84 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.5%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB HMT351S6EFR8C-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 12.1
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 76.2
52% 76.2 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3521 Builds (Compare 1,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $98
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