Dell Inspiron 3542

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics1.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.4% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell Inspiron 3542  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0C3NP7
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 25 '20 at 15:10
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium 3558U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
24.7% Poor
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 98.1
35% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 96.7
8-Core 98.5
13% 97.6 Pts
64-Core 97.9
7% 97.9 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 25%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G4 Pentium/Celeron 1.05/1.15 GHz)
Dell(1028 0651) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.27% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 8.6
Parallax 9.5
2% 8.1 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 8.1
1% 6.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.27%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$44
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0801A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 403 400 402 437 438 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 420
Mixed 404
SusWrite 410
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 36.4
119% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 252
186% 245 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 118%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$46
7GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 25 28 28 26 28 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 32.1
Write 22.1
Mixed 14.2
SusWrite 26.1
30% 23.6 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 7.5
4K Mixed 5.3
458% 6.33 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BF160B.M16 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
32.7% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 9.5
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 82.3
49% 82.3 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3542 Builds (Compare 5,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32
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