Dell Precision 3520

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics11% 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 Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemDell Precision 3520  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 00C084
Memory4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200925
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 06:15
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6820HQ
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
64.6% Good
Memory 85.2
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 144
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 302
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro M620
Dell(1028 07A9) 2GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 21.21.13.6988
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
11% Very poor
Lighting 13.4
Reflection 14.8
Parallax 15.8
11% 14.7 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 13.2
11% 15.4 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba XG5 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4105 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 200 247 292 316 347 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 1,062
Write 60
Mixed 131
SusWrite 256
81% 377 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 29.5
94% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 822
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 124
172% 338 MB/s
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 239%
TOSHIBA THNSNC12 128GB
3GB free, PID 1066
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 191
Write 3,111
Mixed 250
1,846% 1,184 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 278
4K Mixed 24.5
10,316% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 12.7
DQ Write 485
DQ Mixed 24.2
17,353% 174 MB/s
Poor: 31% Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GS6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 78%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision 3520 Builds (Compare 499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 3520

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