Dell Precision Tower 3420

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.41% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive8.9% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision Tower 3420
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3420  (all builds)
Memory60.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160526
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '18 at 10:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
73.8% Very good
Memory 83.2
1-Core 100
2-Core 216
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 622
61% 485 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro W4100 Graphics Adapter
Dell(1028 2B1E) 2GB
CLim: 630 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
6.41% Terrible
Lighting 8.47
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 10.6
7% 9.93 fps
MRender 9.52
Gravity 6.83
Splatting 13
6% 9.79 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.41%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPUK NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 72 65 66 58 60 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
8.9% Terrible
Read 74.9
Write 80.6
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 66.7
16% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.7
6% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 8.9%
Great: 144%
SK hynix SC300B SATA 512GB
477GB free
Firmware: 20102P00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 449 442 449 443 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 463
Mixed 365
SusWrite 449
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 39.7
146% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 298
232% 319 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA82GU6MFR8N-TF 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.8
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 75%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision Tower 3420 Builds (Compare 725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $340
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