Dell Inspiron 3656

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics22.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell Inspiron 3656  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0593VH
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160613
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 20:00
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8800P Radeon R7, 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
35.1% Below average
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 128
47% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 215
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 37%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 360
Dell(1028 0B04) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 56.9
Reflection 72.1
Parallax 76.4
20% 68.5 fps
MRender 55.7
Gravity 50.5
Splatting 69.8
24% 58.7 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
646GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 95 99 108 124 110 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 78.5
Write 119
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 102
59% 82 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata AO2L16BC8R2-BTES Kingston KP4T2F-PSB 12GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
16.8% Very poor
MC Read 6.2
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 5.9
16% 5.77 GB/s
SC Read 3.8
SC Write 4.3
SC Mixed 5.2
13% 4.43 GB/s
Latency 176
23% 176 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.8%
Great: 17%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3656 Builds (Compare 460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3656

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