Dell Vostro 3546

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.22% 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.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Vostro 3546  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 09XY3N
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140805
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '16 at 12:21
Run Duration353 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i3-4005U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
51% Above average
Memory 80.5
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 97.6
49% 75.1 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 112
17% 121 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 065C) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.15.4256
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
2.22% Terrible
Lighting 3.17
Reflection 4.19
Parallax 5.38
3% 4.24 fps
MRender 3.86
Gravity 1.9
Splatting 6.39
2% 4.05 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.22%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
424GB free
Firmware: 0304
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 33.4
Write 29.8
Mixed 31.3
24% 31.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.36
101% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 67%
Microsoft Virtual Disk 136GB
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
Read 30.9
Write 26.9
Mixed 9.81
16% 22.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 102%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$28
89GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 58.6
Write 58.1
Mixed 56.1
43% 57.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.54
4K Mixed 0.17
51% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$9
24GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 140
Write 59.7
Mixed 26.5
77% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.39
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 1.24
127% 2.55 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 39%
WD 1600BEV External 160GB
9GB free, PID 0704
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Read 31.5
Write 27.4
Mixed 9.97
27% 23 MB/s
4K Read 0.25
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.16
23% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173DB0-YK0 1x4GB
1 of 1 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
30.6% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 8.6
28% 9.97 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 32%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Vostro 3546 Builds (Compare 146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Vostro 3546

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $40
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