Dell Inspiron 3421

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.66% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Inspiron 3421  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0W3XHM
Memory2.5 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151214
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:51
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-3337U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
31.3% Below average
SC Int 57.1
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 47
44% 55.5 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 167
QC Mixed 158
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 154
MC Mixed 142
23% 153 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0591) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.66% Terrible
Lighting 10.4
Reflection 15.4
Parallax 8
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 16
4% 10.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.66%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
626GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2AR20004 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 88.3
Write 85.6
Mixed 74.2
62% 82.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.11
46% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SH564128FJ8NZRNSDG 0194 SH564568FJ8NZRNSDG 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 52%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3421 Builds (Compare 579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3421

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