Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 38.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.92% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive56.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Inspiron 3521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 06X37M
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '19 at 18:03
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-3337U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
38.1% Below average
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 126
47% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 166
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 39%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 8500M/8700M
Dell(1028 05B8) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 25.20.15003.5010
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.92% Terrible
Lighting 23
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 29.8
6% 24.9 fps
MRender 16.5
Gravity 21.3
Splatting 18.9
6% 18.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.92%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 129 125 129 130 131 MB/s
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
56.8% Above average
Read 252
Write 138
Mixed 156
SusWrite 143
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 25
86% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 186
159% 232 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
594GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 99.7
Write 98.1
Mixed 54.3
SusWrite 106
66% 89.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8C-PB Kingston KNWMX1-ETB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 17.5
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 7.2
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 76.3
52% 76.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3521 Builds (Compare 4,878 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85
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