Dell Precision M4700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics4.37% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 42% 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.
Run History
SystemDell Precision M4700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DK7DT
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 24 '19 at 16:49
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3840QM-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
16.5% Very poor
1-Core 24.7
2-Core 48.3
17% 36.5 Pts
4-Core 91.9
8-Core 125
14% 109 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 16.5%
Great: 69%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2000M
Dell(1028 153E) 2GB
CLim: 745 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 426.0
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
4.37% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 10.4
Parallax 16.5
3% 13.3 fps
MRender 12.4
Gravity 15.9
Splatting 13.6
4% 14 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.37%
Great: 7%
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 053E) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5059
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
2.81% Terrible
Lighting 14.3
Reflection 16.6
Parallax 10.6
4% 13.8 fps
MRender 14.1
Gravity 8
Splatting 21
3% 14.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.81%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S31024G 1TB
570GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 401 402 404 448 450 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 429
Write 410
Mixed 345
SusWrite 418
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 21.1
66% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 160
115% 147 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 124%
Samsung PM871 mSATA 256GB SED
190GB free
Firmware: EMT43D6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 228 229 227 242 244 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.2% Average
Read 243
Write 229
Mixed 179
SusWrite 233
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 19.1
60% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 149
111% 148 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73CB0-CK0 M471B1G73CB0-CK0 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.5% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 16.6
MC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 6.1
16% 5.73 GB/s
Latency 163
24% 163 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4700 Builds (Compare 2,458 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M4700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $230
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