Dell Inspiron 5521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 44.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.04% 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 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0C46Y8
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 28 '19 at 12:07
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3537U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
44.3% Average
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 142
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 205
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 05B8) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.3.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
6.04% Terrible
Lighting 23.7
Reflection 20.8
Parallax 31
6% 25.2 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 19.1
6% 19.2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 6.04%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
701GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 51 44 45 74 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 83.3
Write 84.5
Mixed 45
SusWrite 60.7
50% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6EFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
57.5% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.7
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.6 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5521 Builds (Compare 1,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55
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