Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 37.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.78% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 3521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 06X37M
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130520
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 22:14
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User DZA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-3337U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
37.4% Below average
SC Int 69.5
SC Float 63.9
SC Mixed 69.3
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 161
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 165
37% 163 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 164
MC Mixed 169
25% 165 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 05B8) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4653
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.78% Terrible
Lighting 11.5
Reflection 13.6
Parallax 8.8
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.2
4% 10.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.78%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$50
665GB free
Firmware: AX002D Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 68.8
Write 61.2
Mixed 60.1
48% 63.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.91
4K Mixed 0.2
57% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173CB0-YK0 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
31.9% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 8.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 31.9%
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 3521 Builds (Compare 1,282 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: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $95
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