Dell Inspiron 3520

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 46.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.89% 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.
SystemDell Inspiron 3520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0G8TPV
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120920
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:03
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 i5-3210M-$155
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
46.3% Average
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 85.5
SC Mixed 85.3
68% 85.1 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 206
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 206
30% 202 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0555) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
3.89% Terrible
Lighting 12.1
Reflection 13.8
Parallax 8.8
3% 11.6 fps
MRender 8.8
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.6
4% 11 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.89%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$42
375GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 74.8
Mixed 85.4
66% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.11
44% 0.48 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273EB0-CK0 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
33.5% Below average
MC Read 11.8
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 11.7
SC Mixed 10.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3520 Builds (Compare 257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 17%

System: Dell Inspiron 3520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $301
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