Dell Inspiron 3531

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 18%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 9.29%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics1.18% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (78%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Inspiron 3531  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 00FTTX
Memory1.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140730
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:53
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 78%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 Celeron N2830
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
9.29% Terrible
SC Int 18.7
SC Float 8.2
SC Mixed 23.8
14% 16.9 Pts
QC Int 62.1
QC Float 33
QC Mixed 30.7
10% 41.9 Pts
MC Int 60
MC Float 38
MC Mixed 30.9
6% 43 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.29%
Great: 14%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail 0.667 - 0.854 GHz)
Dell(1028 0667) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.18% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.6
Parallax 2.8
1% 2.6 fps
MRender 3.4
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 5.7
2% 3.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.18%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
340GB free
Firmware: AM0P1D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 65.8
Write 80
Mixed 65.9
53% 70.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.07
4K Write 0.19
4K Mixed 0.04
11% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ40UG8EFU0-GN-F 1x4GB
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
13% Very poor
MC Read 3.7
MC Write 4.1
MC Mixed 4.6
12% 4.13 GB/s
SC Read 1.1
SC Write 3.2
SC Mixed 3.2
7% 2.5 GB/s
Latency 121
33% 121 ns
Poor: 9%
This bench: 13%
Great: 32%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3531 Builds (Compare 191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 22%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $97
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