Dell Inspiron 5520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 28%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.58% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XWH1P
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120517
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 05:21
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User VNM-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i3-3110M-$70
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
28% Poor
SC Int 58.3
SC Float 50.6
SC Mixed 52.1
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 104
QC Mixed 120
25% 110 Pts
MC Int 156
MC Float 159
MC Mixed 154
24% 156 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 056A) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4885
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.58% Terrible
Lighting 10.6
Reflection 12.1
Parallax 7.8
3% 10.2 fps
MRender 9.8
Gravity 5.9
Splatting 15.4
4% 10.4 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.58%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$39
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
43.3% Average
Read 453
Write 172
Mixed 183
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 7.6
44% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 25.6
24% 34.9 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB (2012)-$91
374GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 96.7
Write 98.7
Mixed 98.9
74% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.16
67% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5469-041.A00LF Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 16.2
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5520 Builds (Compare 1,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5520

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $218
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