Dell Vostro 3500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 16%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 9.19%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive21.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC). CPU throttled at 35% 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.
SystemDell Vostro 3500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DXYXH
Memory1.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101025
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '19 at 21:46
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%
CPU Throttled 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i3 M 390
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
9.19% Terrible
1-Core 14.3
2-Core 25.6
10% 20 Pts
4-Core 51.1
8-Core 53.9
7% 52.5 Pts
64-Core 52.1
4% 52.1 Pts
Poor: 13%
This bench: 9.19%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0441) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
0.56% Terrible
Lighting 2
Reflection 2.3
Parallax 2
0% 2.1 fps
MRender 2.2
Gravity 1.5
Splatting 2.9
1% 2.2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.56%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ VERTEX2 100GB
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.37
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 41 38 48 46 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 142
Write 61.5
Mixed 84.4
SusWrite 44.1
18% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 15.1
4K Mixed 8.7
31% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 80.9
62% 85.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT25664BC1339.M8FM 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
18.5% Very poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 5.7
MC Mixed 7.5
19% 6.63 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 3.3
SC Mixed 3.6
10% 3.33 GB/s
Latency 151
26% 151 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Vostro 3500 Builds (Compare 464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
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Workstation
Workstation 15%
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System: Dell Vostro 3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $135
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