Dell Vostro 2520

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 27.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics2.38% 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell Vostro 2520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0V1NDP
Memory0.4 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130518
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i3-3110M-$70
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
27.6% Poor
SC Int 31.4
SC Float 41.6
SC Mixed 36.1
29% 36.4 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 138
QC Mixed 146
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 151
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 154
23% 152 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0558) 1,021MB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
2.38% Terrible
Lighting 7.1
Reflection 8.1
Parallax 5.2
2% 6.8 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.3
3% 6.87 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.38%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$39
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
49% Average
Read 86.6
Write 84.3
Mixed 73.2
61% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 0.67
4K Mixed 0.13
46% 0.42 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 49%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325S6EFR8C-PB 1x2GB
1 of 2 slots used
2GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
28.4% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 9.7
MC Mixed 9
28% 9.77 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 5.8
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 90.2
44% 90.2 ns
Poor: 8%
This bench: 28.4%
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 Vostro 2520 Builds (Compare 190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Dell Vostro 2520

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