Dell Inspiron 5537

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.61% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 69% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell Inspiron 5537  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0845MX
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131112
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJun 18 '19 at 03:32
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User JAM-User
Background CPU 17%
CPU Throttled 69%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4200U-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
41.9% Average
Memory 55.9
1-Core 19
2-Core 58.1
30% 44.3 Pts
4-Core 161
8-Core 172
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 05E9) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.3412
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.61% Terrible
Lighting 7.9
Reflection 9.2
Parallax 11.2
2% 9.43 fps
MRender 11.1
Gravity 3.7
Splatting 9.7
2% 8.17 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.61%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$46
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AX0P2D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 42 47 98 95 98 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 84.8
Write 74.4
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 75.2
44% 61.4 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
13% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KNWMX1-ETB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 5.9
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 140
28% 140 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 56%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5537 Builds (Compare 813 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5537

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