Dell Inspiron 3542

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 40.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.42% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.4% 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.
CPU throttled at 99% 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.
Run History
SystemDell Inspiron 3542  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WW73H
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180523
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 12:31
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU9%
CPU Throttled 99%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4510U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.6% Average
Memory 56
1-Core 22.1
2-Core 52.7
30% 43.6 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 216
22% 177 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4400 (Mobile 1.0/1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 0653) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
1.42% Terrible
Lighting 1.9
Reflection 7.8
Parallax 3.6
2% 4.43 fps
MRender 3.6
Gravity 1.2
Splatting 2.6
1% 2.47 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.42%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU750 256GB
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA001R29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 199 186 67 51 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 364
Write 294
Mixed 229
SusWrite 125
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 26.3
4K Mixed 19.2
68% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 122
106% 161 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6AFR8A-PB 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 7.3
28% 9.63 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 7.7
18% 6.13 GB/s
Latency 140
29% 140 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 32%

 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 9 7 60 13.9" 1280 720 BOE0615
Typical Inspiron 3542 Builds (Compare 3,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $35
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