Dell Precision 3540

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
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 48.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive47.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 88% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell Precision 3540  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0M14W7
Memory8.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190704
Uptime4.8 Days
Run DateJul 01 '21 at 13:56
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 19%
CPU Throttled 88%

 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 Core i5-8265U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
48.6% Average
Memory 64.2
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 123
47% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 250
28% 216 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Dell(1028 08BA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.9126
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
4.89% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 19.8
Parallax 5.6
5% 10.5 fps
MRender 5.1
Gravity 6.1
Splatting 9.5
5% 6.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.89%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PC SN520 NVMe WDC 256GB
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20220012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 160 168 123 155 149 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 429
Write 300
Mixed 239
SusWrite 160
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 9.8
33% 9.87 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 253
184% 244 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 181%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GS6DJR8N-VK 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 2667 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
33.1% Below average
MC Read 12.5
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 11.9
SC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 116
34% 116 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.1%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 60 15.5" 1280 720 BOE0869
Typical Precision 3540 Builds (Compare 143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 3540

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