Dell Precision M6400

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 30%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics3.21% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 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.
SystemDell Precision M6400  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P614F
Memory1.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130605
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 02 '19 at 01:00
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo P8600-$42
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
30% Below average
Memory 54.5
1-Core 19.5
2-Core 35.6
27% 36.5 Pts
4-Core 35.3
8-Core 35.3
5% 35.3 Pts
64-Core 34.3
2% 34.3 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 30%
Great: 43%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 2700M
Dell(1028 019B) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 327.2
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
3.21% Terrible
Lighting 3.67
Reflection 6.08
Parallax 1.12
3% 3.62 fps
MRender 6.71
Gravity 2.43
Splatting 4.57
4% 4.57 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.21%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST9160411ASG 160GB-$40
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DE14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 31 32 37 28 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 66.7
Write 55
Mixed 35.3
SusWrite 32.1
35% 47.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
11.6% Very poor
MC Read 4
MC Write 3.6
MC Mixed 3.2
10% 3.6 GB/s
SC Read 3.4
SC Write 2.7
SC Mixed 2.8
8% 2.97 GB/s
Latency 145
28% 145 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 27%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision M6400 Builds (Compare 100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision M6400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $413
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