Dell Inspiron 3250

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.66% 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 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.
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.
SystemDell Inspiron 3250  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DNMV1
Memory1.9 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170620
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 06:22
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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 i3-6100-$119
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
49.2% Average
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 89.3
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 191
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 219
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 242
36% 241 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06F8) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4542
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
5.66% Terrible
Lighting 19.5
Reflection 17
Parallax 13.9
5% 16.8 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 13.8
Splatting 25.5
6% 14.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.66%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
669GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
67.5% Good
Read 124
Write 112
Mixed 110
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.13
4K Write 0.48
4K Mixed 0.12
28% 0.24 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KP4T2F-MIN 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
18.8% Very poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 5.4
MC Mixed 6
18% 6.17 GB/s
SC Read 4.7
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 5.1
14% 4.97 GB/s
Latency 120
33% 120 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3250 Builds (Compare 149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 3250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $476
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