Dell Inspiron 3521

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 53.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.31% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive73.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Inspiron 3521  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XF308
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateJun 19 '22 at 12:15
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-3337U
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Memory 75.9
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 109
50% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0598) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
3.31% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 3.6
Parallax 2.7
3% 3.33 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 4.6
Splatting 4.7
4% 4.57 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.31%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$45
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 377 408 369 371 364 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 401
Write 372
Mixed 330
SusWrite 373
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 19.8
64% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 292
231% 321 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6AFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 17.2
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 10.8
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 56%

 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 3 3 60 29.4" 1920 1147 WMX2800 VM280UHD
Typical Inspiron 3521 Builds (Compare 4,533 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 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $22
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