Dell Precision M4600

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 45.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.86% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell Precision M4600  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 08V9YG
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 04:41
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2720QM-$299
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
45.8% Average
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 158
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 382
37% 297 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro M5950
Dell(1028 04A3) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.850.7.5000
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
2.86% Terrible
Lighting 13.8
Reflection 12.3
Parallax 11.6
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 9.6
Splatting 14.3
3% 11.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.86%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM810 2.5" 7mm 256GB
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AXM0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 218 217 217 212 189 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.6% Average
Read 227
Write 221
Mixed 176
SusWrite 212
47% 209 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 14.3
51% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 96.7
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 15.9
31% 63.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-H9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.8% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 7
17% 6 GB/s
Latency 84.6
47% 84.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4600 Builds (Compare 2,172 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision M4600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $299
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