Dell Precision Tower 3420

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.32% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell Precision Tower 3420
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3420  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160327
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:40
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-6700-$285
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 455
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 626
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06C7) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
8.16% Terrible
Lighting 23
Reflection 29.4
Parallax 24.1
7% 25.5 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 19.9
Splatting 36.3
12% 25.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.16%
Great: 9%
AMD FirePro W4100 Graphics Adapter
Dell(1028 2B1E) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
9.32% Terrible
Lighting 24.9
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 34.1
9% 28.8 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 30
11% 23.8 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 9.32%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST500LM024-1RS152 500GB
400GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 132
Write 126
Mixed 113
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.85
4K Mixed 0.22
56% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 75%
Samsung Flash Drive 32GB
29GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 32.1
Write 16.3
Mixed 16.8
25% 21.7 MB/s
4K Read 2.66
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.74
59% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 78.3
51% 78.3 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $455
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