Dell Vostro 3550

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 40.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.3% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 10 years and 6 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 Vostro 3550  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0PD77K
Memory2.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140218
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 17:02
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2430M-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
40.1% Average
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 133
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 184
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 3000 (Mobile V1 1.1/1.2 GHz)
Dell(1028 04CD) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.2843
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
1.3% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 4.8
2% 6.73 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 3.7
Splatting 9.6
1% 6.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.3%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31120GNN 120GB
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 394
Write 175
Mixed 326
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 25.5
101% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 194
173% 257 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 94%
External USB3.0 500GB
51GB free, PID 0578
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,340
Write 11
Mixed 36.2
758% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 687
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.5
2,622% 230 MB/s
Poor: 8% Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88B0NS-CG 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 49%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 38%
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Workstation
Workstation 15%
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System: Dell Vostro 3550

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $245
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