Dell Inspiron 5421

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive49.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Inspiron 5421  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0272PH
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 12:08
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-3537U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Memory 84.3
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 135
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 195
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0591) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4252
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
2.58% Terrible
Lighting 3.6
Reflection 1.9
Parallax 2.7
3% 2.73 fps
MRender 4.9
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4.5
2% 3.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.58%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1H5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 188 190 191 185 186 MB/s
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.4% Average
Read 255
Write 204
Mixed 195
SusWrite 192
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 19.8
72% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 57.1
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 170
115% 134 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 54 58 59 59 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
33.8% Below average
Read 61.8
Write 26.2
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 56.1
30% 41.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.3
65% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Smart SH564128FJ8NZRNSDG 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.6
MC Mixed 18
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5421 Builds (Compare 215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5421

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $35
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