Dell Precision M4600

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 58.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.37% 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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell Precision M4600  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 08V9YG
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:37
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-2860QM-$470
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
58.2% Above average
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 88.2
71% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 273
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 437
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 2000M
Dell(1028 14A3) 2GB
Driver: nvumdshimx.dll Ver. 23.21.13.9065
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
6.37% Terrible
Lighting 18.5
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 6.3
4% 14.6 fps
MRender 17.4
Gravity 20.9
Splatting 16.9
8% 18.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 6.37%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO mSATA 250GB
169GB free
Firmware: EMT41B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 106%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
758GB free
Firmware: JA0OA560 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 99.2
Write 102
Mixed 98.4
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664HZ-1G6M1 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 18.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4600 Builds (Compare 1,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Dell Precision M4600

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