Dell Precision Tower 3420

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics1.64% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive193% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell Precision Tower 3420
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3420  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170608
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:33
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 Xeon E3-1220 v5
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
76.2% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 396
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 408
61% 410 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia NVS 310
Nvidia(10DE 1154) 1GB
CLim: 523 MHz, MLim: 437 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
1.64% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 5.2
Parallax 1.4
1% 3.97 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 4.2
2% 4.63 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.64%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn5512gpuk NVMe TOSHIBA 512GB
409GB free
Firmware: 5KDA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
193% Outstanding
Read 1,592
Write 865
Mixed 1,165
267% 1,207 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.2
191% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 195
200% 329 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 193%
Great: 194%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$34
294GB free
Firmware: MS1OA810 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 157
Write 63.6
Mixed 93.9
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.38
4K Mixed 0.21
66% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 12.4
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision Tower 3420 Builds (Compare 240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
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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: $469
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