Dell Inspiron 3520

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk
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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1% 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 10 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 (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Inspiron 3520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0VV6M6
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '21 at 12:22
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 70%

 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 Server
Intel Core i3-2328M
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Memory 93.8
1-Core 31.8
2-Core 70.3
47% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 122
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
Dell(1028 0555) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.2849
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
1% Terrible
Lighting 1.6
Reflection 1.2
Parallax 0.9
1% 1.23 fps
MRender 1.4
Gravity 0.7
Splatting 1.4
1% 1.17 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$31
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 40 29 45 47 49 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Read 37.7
Write 73
Mixed 38.6
SusWrite 41
35% 47.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
44% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT2GC64B88G0NS-DI Hynix HMT425S6CFR6A-PB 4GB
1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.8% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 15.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 11
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3520 Builds (Compare 429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3520

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