Dell Precision 5520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 65.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics16.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive164% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemDell Precision 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0J1PNH
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20191117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 04:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NGA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
65.5% Good
Memory 84.9
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 174
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 442
43% 346 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.5%
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 above expectations (85th percentile)
16.9% Very poor
Lighting 20
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 19.6
16% 18.8 fps
MRender 24.5
Gravity 21.7
Splatting 16.5
18% 20.9 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 16.9%
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: 765 813 871 924 862 966 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 1,008
Write 952
Mixed 825
SusWrite 867
206% 913 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 32.7
136% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 544
DQ Mixed 610
471% 648 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 164%
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 as expected (41st percentile)
75.3% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 24.3
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 21.4
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.3%
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 1,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
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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