Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 44.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.7% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision WorkStation T3500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 09KPNV
Memory9.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130528
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 09 '21 at 15:47
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon W3503-$32
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
44.1% Average
Memory 69.6
1-Core 56.2
2-Core 110
49% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 115
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Asus(1043 0461) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
1.7% Terrible
Lighting 2.2
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 2.1
2% 2.33 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 2
Splatting 1.9
2% 1.93 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.7%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 145 156 190 194 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 200
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 165
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
5.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 22 25 25 25 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
22.3% Poor
Read 29.1
Write 24.6
Mixed 24.9
SusWrite 23.8
34% 25.6 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1.1
182% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x4GB
3 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
42.3% Average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 16.4
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 10.7
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 60%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation T3500 Builds (Compare 6,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $370
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