Dell Vostro 3550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 51.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.73% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell Vostro 3550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XYW0C
Memory1.8 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 12:20
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2430M-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Memory 76.2
1-Core 63
2-Core 109
53% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 166
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
Dell(1028 04B3) 2.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2361
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
0.73% Terrible
Lighting 1
Reflection 1.3
Parallax 0.8
1% 1.03 fps
MRender 1.3
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 1.3
1% 1.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.73%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$40
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 22 25 24 27 54 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Read 13.5
Write 34.5
Mixed 22.5
SusWrite 28.6
18% 24.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
66% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SH564128FH8NZPHSCG 0194 SH564568FH8NZPHSCG 6GB
1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.1
MC Mixed 12.7
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 11
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 87.8
46% 87.8 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Vostro 3550 Builds (Compare 459 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 Vostro 3550

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $195
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