Dell Inspiron N5010

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics0.51% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (72%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 49% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
SystemDell Inspiron N5010  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WXY9J
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110719
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 19 '20 at 02:28
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 72%
CPU Throttled 49%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5 M 450
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
22.1% Poor
Memory 37.1
1-Core 15.6
2-Core 22
19% 24.9 Pts
4-Core 43.3
8-Core 42.8
6% 43 Pts
64-Core 39.4
3% 39.4 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Arrandale 0.667/0.766 GHz)
Dell(1028 0447) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
0.51% Terrible
Lighting 0.67
Reflection 0.88
Parallax 0.62
0% 0.73 fps
MRender 1.05
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.3
0% 0.95 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.51%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$147
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 77 68 83 71 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 99.7
Write 84.5
Mixed 64.5
SusWrite 77.2
60% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
125% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT51264BF160B.M16F 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
15.8% Very poor
MC Read 6.1
MC Write 4.8
MC Mixed 6.4
16% 5.77 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 2.4
SC Mixed 3
8% 2.9 GB/s
Latency 216
18% 216 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron N5010 Builds (Compare 1,937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron N5010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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