Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemDell Inspiron 3521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0010T1
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 03:22
Run Duration230 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3337U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Memory 83.5
1-Core 71.9
2-Core 110
58% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 176
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0597) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
2.26% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 13.3
Parallax 8.7
3% 11.2 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.3
2% 11.5 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.26%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$58
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 381 390 382 367 344 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 462
Write 387
Mixed 389
SusWrite 369
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 31.8
104% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 296
234% 323 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BF160B.M16 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3521 Builds (Compare 1,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $28
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