Dell Precision M4700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 25%
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 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 18.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics5.39% 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 Drive61.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 39% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemDell Precision M4700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WWPJY
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170509
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:23
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%
CPU Throttled 39%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i7-3540M-$298
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
SC Int 32.1
SC Float 33.1
SC Mixed 32.1
26% 32.4 Pts
QC Int 81.6
QC Float 83.3
QC Mixed 84
19% 83 Pts
MC Int 82.9
MC Float 82.1
MC Mixed 84.1
12% 83 Pts
Poor: 21%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2000M
Dell(1028 053E) 2GB
CLim: 745 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.16
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
5.39% Terrible
Lighting 13.9
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 16.5
5% 13.6 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 16.1
Splatting 13.6
6% 14 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.39%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$59
87GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 505
Write 386
Mixed 363
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 5.75
56% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 67.8
DQ Mixed 6.03
16% 32.2 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
35.4% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 13.8
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 8
22% 7.67 GB/s
Latency 110
36% 110 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4700 Builds (Compare 1,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision M4700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $379
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