Dell Inspiron 3179

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 18.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.7% 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.
CPU throttled at 62% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 3179  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WG9Y2
Memory2.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161228
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:45
Run Duration273 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU10%
CPU Throttled 62%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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 m3-7Y30
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
SC Int 29.9
SC Float 34.1
SC Mixed 33.3
26% 32.4 Pts
QC Int 76
QC Float 84.6
QC Mixed 84.6
18% 81.7 Pts
MC Int 76.3
MC Float 87.9
MC Mixed 81.8
12% 82 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 45%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics 615
Dell(1028 074F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4836
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
3.89% Terrible
Lighting 9.8
Reflection 12.1
Parallax 10.1
3% 10.7 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 8.6
Splatting 14.7
4% 11.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.89%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk X400 2.5 7MM 128GB
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 473
Write 305
Mixed 393
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 8.14
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 15.5
DQ Write 19.3
DQ Mixed 7.08
8% 14 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4KTF25664HZ-1G6P1 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 14.7
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 10.7
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 180
22% 180 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3179 Builds (Compare 35 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3179

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