Dell Precision M4600

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 10.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics3.78% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive43.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory14GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 14GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 36% 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.
SystemDell Precision M4600  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 08V9YG
Memory11.2 GB free of 14 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '19 at 01:29
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU5%
CPU Throttled 36%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2720QM-$299
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
1-Core 14.7
2-Core 29.6
10% 22.1 Pts
4-Core 57.4
8-Core 72.6
9% 65 Pts
64-Core 75.4
5% 75.4 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro 1000M
Dell(1028 14A3) 2GB
Driver: Ver. 21.21.13.7755
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
3.78% Terrible
Lighting 11.1
Reflection 11.6
Parallax 5.9
3% 9.53 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 13.1
Splatting 7.2
4% 11.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 3.78%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$120
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507KC4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 165 160 153 120 112 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 336
Write 218
Mixed 209
SusWrite 147
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 20.6
4K Mixed 17.2
55% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 73.6
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 94.7
69% 87.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B5273DH0-CH9 Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-PB 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NS-CG 04CB AM1U16BC2P1-B1AS 14GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.6% Poor
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 11.3
31% 10.8 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 3.1
SC Mixed 3.9
11% 3.73 GB/s
Latency 187
21% 187 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 28%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M4600 Builds (Compare 2,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision M4600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $299
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