Dell Precision M4500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 32.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.68% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.5% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months 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.
Run History
SystemDell Precision M4500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 041WH1
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170512
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:32
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7 Q 840-$280
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
32.8% Below average
SC Int 43
SC Float 46.8
SC Mixed 44.2
36% 44.7 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 166
37% 164 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 229
34% 227 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M
Dell(1028 040C) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 259.22
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
3.68% Terrible
Lighting 12.6
Reflection 15.9
Parallax 5.4
3% 11.3 fps
MRender 11.6
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 8.6
4% 9.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.68%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$45
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.5% Poor
Read 202
Write 133
Mixed 127
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 13.8
4K Mixed 7.14
37% 11.5 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 41.2
DQ Mixed 8.79
13% 23.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273CH0-CH9 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 16
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 12.1
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4500 Builds (Compare 470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision M4500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $215
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