Dell Inspiron 3531

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 15%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 7.78%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.94% 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 (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Inspiron 3531  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 00FTTX
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140506
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 way below expectations (14th percentile)
7.78% Terrible
SC Int 15
SC Float 9
SC Mixed 12.6
10% 12.2 Pts
QC Int 57.6
QC Float 30.6
QC Mixed 37.2
10% 41.8 Pts
MC Int 50.3
MC Float 32.2
MC Mixed 39.1
6% 40.5 Pts
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.78%
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. 10.18.10.4425
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
0.94% Terrible
Lighting 2.4
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 2.8
1% 2.63 fps
MRender 3.3
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 3.3
1% 2.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.94%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$40
410GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 76.4
Write 82
Mixed 75.6
59% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.17
44% 0.35 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 1x4GB
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
MC Read 3.4
MC Write 4.4
MC Mixed 4.4
12% 4.07 GB/s
SC Read 2.2
SC Write 3.8
SC Mixed 2.5
8% 2.83 GB/s
Latency 302
13% 302 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.5%
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 138 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3531

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $105
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