Dell Precision 5520

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.56% 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.
Boot Drive221% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Precision 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0J1PNH
Memory25.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170823
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:13
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-7820HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 32.3
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 389
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 535
81% 543 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 07BF) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4664
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
7.56% Terrible
Lighting 20.2
Reflection 36.1
Parallax 20.5
6% 25.6 fps
MRender 12.7
Gravity 18.6
Splatting 32.8
8% 21.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.56%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4D1Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
221% Outstanding
Read 2,452
Write 1,218
Mixed 1,379
370% 1,683 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 27.1
147% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 57.2
59% 91.3 MB/s
Poor: 127%
This bench: 221%
Great: 250%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF2G64HZ-2G3H1 859B0000802C CT16G4SFD824A.C16FHD 32GB
2400, 2400 MHz
16384, 16384 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
60.7% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 13.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5520 Builds (Compare 1,545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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System: Dell Precision 5520

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