Dell Precision 3550

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.46% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive228% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 68% 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.
SystemDell Precision 3550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 08PHDH
Memory0.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200923
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 26 '20 at 19:57
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
CPU Throttled 68%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10810U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 73.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
84% 151 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 732
81% 625 Pts
64-Core 859
58% 859 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics
Dell(1028 09A2) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8336
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
5.46% Terrible
Lighting 6.2
Reflection 16.2
Parallax 8.6
5% 10.3 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 11.5
6% 8.67 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.46%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc611 NVMe SK hynix 1TB
912GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1356 1407 1239 1392 1457 1434 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,152
Write 1,454
Mixed 1,188
SusWrite 1,381
293% 1,294 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 68.9
231% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 804
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 816
544% 663 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 228%
Great: 279%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471A5244CB0-CWE 1x4GB
1 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
34.6% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 8.5
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 13
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 93.7
43% 93.7 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 3550 Builds (Compare 183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 3550

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