Dell Precision 5530

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.9% 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 Drive178% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision 5530  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NFGCT
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190426
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:17
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-8850H
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 84.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 736
78% 610 Pts
64-Core 802
54% 802 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 87%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 087D) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6471
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
5.9% Terrible
Lighting 23.3
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 25.1
6% 38.2 fps
MRender 18.1
Gravity 20.7
Splatting 35.5
6% 24.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.9%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4106 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 959 970 674 438 436 437 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1,224
Write 996
Mixed 977
SusWrite 652
216% 962 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 55.3
184% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 1,032
DQ Write 419
DQ Mixed 768
557% 740 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 178%
Great: 205%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43DB1-CTD 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 12.9
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5530 Builds (Compare 2,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

System: Dell Precision 5530

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