Dell Inspiron 5520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.8% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
16 months ago, 16 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0PXH02
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120517
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '20 at 16:12
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3612QM
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 89.3
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 158
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 394
46% 348 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 056A) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
2.8% Terrible
Lighting 4.03
Reflection 5.27
Parallax 2.72
3% 4.01 fps
MRender 5.38
Gravity 2.27
Splatting 7.57
2% 5.07 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.8%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 272 307 307 314 305 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 355
Write 301
Mixed 233
SusWrite 301
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 25.9
86% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 54.7
DQ Mixed 50.5
37% 46.8 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 125%
Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB
19GB free
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 77 81 81 84 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
37% Below average
Read 345
Write 86.1
Mixed 122
SusWrite 81
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 23.6
4K Mixed 13.5
57% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 17.1
15% 21.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C11 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1777 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 20.5
64% 22.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 16
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 68%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5520 Builds (Compare 1,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $259
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