Dell Inspiron 3421

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
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 43.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.11% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemDell Inspiron 3421  (all builds)
MotherboardDell
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20151214
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '21 at 11:24
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU6%

 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 Celeron 1017U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
43.2% Average
Memory 74.4
1-Core 43.3
2-Core 86.5
45% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 70.6
8-Core 82.9
10% 76.8 Pts
64-Core 81.1
5% 81.1 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (G3 Pentium/Celeron 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 0591) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.5161
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
1.11% Terrible
Lighting 1.4
Reflection 1
Parallax 1.3
1% 1.23 fps
MRender 3.1
Gravity 1
Splatting 1.9
1% 2 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.11%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 480GB (2018)-$65
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 44 109 107 186 94 MB/s
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36% Below average
Read 251
Write 215
Mixed 262
SusWrite 126
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 25.1
4K Mixed 8.7
52% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 98.9
DQ Mixed 35.6
38% 60.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5173CB0-YK0 M471B5273CH0-CK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
41.3% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 15.2
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.7
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 91.6
44% 91.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3421 Builds (Compare 957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3421

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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