Dell Inspiron 3543

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
CPU throttled at 99% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell Inspiron 3543  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 04XW3R
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160513
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:27
Run Duration308 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU2%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-5200U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
42.4% Average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 81.5
SC Mixed 76.3
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 191
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 195
29% 193 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5500 (Mobile 0.95 GHz)
Dell(1028 0655) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
5.6% Terrible
Lighting 15.2
Reflection 12.8
Parallax 21
5% 16.3 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 14.9
Splatting 16.8
6% 13.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.6%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$51
844GB free
Firmware: AX0P2D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 93.7
Write 86.5
Mixed 79
65% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.03
4K Write 0.32
4K Mixed 0.05
13% 0.14 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB
7GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
6.59% Terrible
Read 21.3
Write 7.26
Mixed 8.42
13% 12.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.38
4K Write 0.29
4K Mixed 1.31
71% 1.99 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.59%
Great: 14%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905428-123.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.5
27% 9.57 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 7.5
25% 8.83 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3543 Builds (Compare 987 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3543

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $97
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