Dell Precision Tower 3420

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 22%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics13.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive149% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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 Tower 3420
MotherboardDell Precision Tower 3420  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160327
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '17 at 15:46
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i7-6700-$299
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 422
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 614
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K620-$170
Nvidia(10DE 1098) 2GB
CLim: 1124 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 361.91
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Lighting 46.6
Reflection 37.9
Parallax 34.7
13% 39.7 fps
MRender 25.4
Gravity 32.7
Splatting 36.4
13% 31.5 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba THNSN5256GPU7 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
81GB free
Firmware: 57DA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
149% Outstanding
Read 1,922
Write 613
Mixed 1,039
260% 1,191 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 20.2
102% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 19.9
38% 71.4 MB/s
Poor: 122%
This bench: 149%
Great: 214%
SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB
6GB free
Firmware: 3000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 507
Write 246
Mixed 325
79% 359 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 12.4
102% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 13.2
26% 48.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.4% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 20.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision Tower 3420 Builds (Compare 500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 22%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 3420

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $469
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