Dell Studio 1737

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop 14%
Tree trunk
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics0.81% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (64%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 36% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
SystemDell Studio 1737  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0P786H
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110414
Uptime8.9 Days
Run DateApr 24 '21 at 21:55
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 64%
CPU Throttled 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo T5900
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
16.2% Very poor
Memory 29.7
1-Core 11.7
2-Core 10.7
14% 17.4 Pts
4-Core 17.6
8-Core 19.7
2% 18.7 Pts
64-Core 20.3
1% 20.3 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 16.2%
Great: 41%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Dell(1028 02A0) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.81% Terrible
Lighting 1.3
Reflection 1.7
Parallax 0.5
1% 1.17 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 0.4
Splatting 3
0% 1.77 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.81%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HTS543216A7A384 160GB
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ES1OA70F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 21 12 12 21 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 51.4
Write 41.6
Mixed 30.6
SusWrite 20.7
27% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.3
66% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 45%
Generic SD08G SD Card 8GB
3GB free
Firmware: 8.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
2.99% Terrible
Read 5.5
Write 3.2
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 4.5
3% 4.47 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 2.99%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
5.91% Terrible
MC Read 2.4
MC Write 1.4
MC Mixed 1.8
5% 1.87 GB/s
SC Read 0.8
SC Write 1.4
SC Mixed 1.2
3% 1.13 GB/s
Latency 257
16% 257 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 5.91%
Great: 38%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio 1737 Builds (Compare 146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 36%
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Workstation 2%
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System: Dell Studio 1737

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