Dell Precision Tower 3430

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 20%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics11.5% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive76.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Precision Tower 3430
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3430  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 19:14
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-8600-$246
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
85% 179 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 680
75% 578 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro P400
Dell(1028 11BE) 2GB
CLim: 1252 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.25
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Lighting 36.3
Reflection 27
Parallax 30.3
11% 31.2 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 30.2
Splatting 35.1
12% 29.3 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 12%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 253 192 183 192 164 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 642
Write 370
Mixed 342
SusWrite 206
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 32.4
114% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 39
38% 57 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 181%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A5244CB0-CTD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
69.3% Good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 20.7
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision Tower 3430 Builds (Compare 157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 18%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3430

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $360
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