Dell Precision 5520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 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 55.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics11% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive161% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell Precision 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0J1PNH
Memory17.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191117
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 03:30
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User NGA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7820HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Memory 55.1
1-Core 93
2-Core 191
63% 113 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 414
47% 362 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro M1200
Dell(1028 07BF) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 26.21.14.4166
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
11% Very poor
Lighting 10
Reflection 11.5
Parallax 16
8% 12.5 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 13.9
14% 17.2 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11%
Great: 17%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
630GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 985 1017 1061 985 888 846 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
161% Outstanding
Read 728
Write 928
Mixed 657
SusWrite 964
186% 819 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 45.4
149% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 513
DQ Mixed 628
464% 616 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 161%
Great: 200%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A2K43CB1-CRC 2x16GB
2 of 2 slots used
32GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 17.8
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 143
28% 143 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 5520 Builds (Compare 1,620 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 5520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $78
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