Dell Vostro 1500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop 8%
Tree trunk
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 18.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.63% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 1 month 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.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Vostro 1500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WY040
Memory0.2 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 800 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20070802
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '17 at 05:30
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo T5470
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Memory 34.6
1-Core 8.2
2-Core 12.6
15% 18.5 Pts
4-Core 14.3
8-Core 15.8
2% 15.1 Pts
64-Core 16.3
1% 16.3 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 38%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS
Dell(1028 0228) 128MB
Driver: nvd3dum Ver.
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.63% Terrible
Lighting 0.7
Reflection 1.46
Parallax 0.38
1% 0.85 fps
MRender 1.43
Gravity 0.77
Splatting 0.96
1% 1.05 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.63%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST9120822AS 120GB-$42
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.CDD Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
23.4% Poor
Read 40.3
Write 41
Mixed 22.3
26% 34.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.26
60% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x1GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
5.21% Terrible
MC Read 2
MC Write 1.3
MC Mixed 1.5
5% 1.6 GB/s
SC Read 0.1
SC Write 1.3
SC Mixed 0.5
2% 0.63 GB/s
Latency 229
18% 229 ns
Poor: 6%
This bench: 5.21%
Great: 22%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 2%
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Desktop 35%
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Workstation 2%
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System: Dell Vostro 1500

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