Dell Precision Tower 3431

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (7th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 93 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 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 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics2.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (93%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision Tower 3431
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3431  (all builds)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190829
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '21 at 19:30
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 93%

 PC Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-9700-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 83.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 252
86% 152 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 720
78% 603 Pts
64-Core 826
55% 826 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Dell(1028 0942) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8853
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
2.56% Terrible
Lighting 5.8
Reflection 9.4
Parallax 8.6
5% 7.93 fps
MRender 0.1
Gravity 0.1
Splatting 0.1
0% 0.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.56%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kbg40zns256g NVMe KIOXIA 256GB
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10410104 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 694
Write 952
Mixed 754
180% 800 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 43.2
132% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 416
DQ Mixed 397
318% 447 MB/s
Poor: 90% Great: 209%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown M378A1K43CB2-CTD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 11.1
SC Mixed 15
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 87%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision Tower 3431 Builds (Compare 294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3431

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $281
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