Dell Inspiron 5551

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Inspiron 5551  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WT4NH
Memory0.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150707
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 22:15
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 Pentium N3540
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
22.7% Poor
SC Int 42.4
SC Float 24.3
SC Mixed 30.8
26% 32.5 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 97
QC Mixed 120
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 88.6
MC Mixed 104
18% 119 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 24%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail 0.667 - 0.854 GHz)
Dell(1028 06D7) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
0.9% Terrible
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 2.4
Parallax 2.2
1% 2.23 fps
MRender 3.1
Gravity 1.8
Splatting 3.1
1% 2.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.9%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
122GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.1% Above average
Read 250
Write 201
Mixed 214
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 22
81% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 30.3
33% 55.6 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 1x4GB
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
20.6% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 6.4
21% 7.5 GB/s
SC Read 3
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 1.1
9% 3.03 GB/s
Latency 131
30% 131 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.6%
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 5551 Builds (Compare 56 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5551

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $104
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