Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 29.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.01% 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 (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
29.1% Poor
1-Core 71.9
2-Core 110
45% 91.2 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 176
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 30%
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 above expectations (70th percentile)
3.01% Terrible
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 13.3
Parallax 8.7
3% 11.2 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.3
3% 11.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.01%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$64
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 381 390 382 367 344 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th 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: 78%
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 (69th 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: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3521 Builds (Compare 4,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 16% - Very poor Total price: $80
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