Dell Precision M4700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 20%
Workstation 17%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 12.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics2.56% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 6 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell Precision M4700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0WWPJY
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130827
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '18 at 19:59
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3740QM-$230
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
12.2% Very poor
1-Core 20
2-Core 38.2
14% 29.1 Pts
4-Core 62.1
8-Core 104
10% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
Poor: 20%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 053E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver.
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
2.56% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 10
Parallax 9.9
3% 10.9 fps
MRender 11.9
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 18.6
2% 12.7 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 2.56%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 256GB
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 488
Write 357
Mixed 441
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 26.7
4K Mixed 15.2
60% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 58.3
59% 96.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 106%
Flash USB Disk 16GB
5GB free, PID 3234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
23.6% Poor
Read 33.1
Write 28.1
Mixed 24.3
35% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.59
4K Write 3.63
4K Mixed 2.56
235% 4.26 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT4GC64C88B1NS-DI 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.8% Below average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 5.3
14% 5.03 GB/s
Latency 141
28% 141 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4700 Builds (Compare 2,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 49%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Precision M4700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $230
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