Dell Inspiron 5559

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.31% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5559  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0K64R6
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 08 '19 at 04:18
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6500U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
36.2% Below average
Memory 54.6
1-Core 48.2
2-Core 61.4
37% 54.7 Pts
4-Core 97.7
8-Core 154
16% 126 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 520 (Mobile Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B2) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver.
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.31% Terrible
Lighting 21
Reflection 24.3
Parallax 19.6
6% 21.6 fps
MRender 0.3
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 0.1
0% 0.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 0.31%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV500240G 240GB
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 003056R6
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,255
Write 36.5
Mixed 63.9
232% 1,118 MB/s
4K Read 310
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 4.2
476% 105 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 91%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
203GB free
Firmware: 2BA30004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 55 56 56 56 55 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 72.5
Write 51.6
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 55.5
42% 56.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
124% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.6% Average
MC Read 11.6
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 16.4
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.2
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 145
28% 145 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5559 Builds (Compare 1,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop 57%
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32
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