Dell Inspiron 5520

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.42% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 3 days ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XWH1P
Memory1.8 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140612
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 18:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3210M-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Memory 78.5
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 99.5
51% 78 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 140
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 056A) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
1.42% Terrible
Lighting 9.6
Reflection 8.2
Parallax 5.2
2% 7.67 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 4
Splatting 10.5
1% 7.13 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.42%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2011)-$75
632GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 26 36 23 39 35 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
13.9% Very poor
Read 17.3
Write 33.2
Mixed 10.5
SusWrite 30.9
17% 23 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
58% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 13.9%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664HZ-1G6M1 16JTF51264HZ-1G6M1 6GB
1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 14.8
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 12.1
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 83.3
48% 83.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5520 Builds (Compare 723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
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: $258
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