Dell Vostro 420 Series

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 28.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics6.15% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 1 month 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.
Run History
SystemDell Vostro 420 Series  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0R038D
Memory3.1 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20100622
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '16 at 01:48
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 Core2 Quad Q6600-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
28.6% Poor
SC Int 58.9
SC Float 27.5
SC Mixed 37.7
33% 41.4 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 110
QC Mixed 151
38% 166 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 110
MC Mixed 152
26% 167 Pts
Poor: 18%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
BFG(19F1 0E79) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 9.18.13.4192
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
6.15% Terrible
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 21.2
Parallax 8.4
6% 17.9 fps
MRender 14.9
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 12.1
6% 15 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.15%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$119
120GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 122%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$23
181GB free
Firmware: 4.ADA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 97.2
Mixed 62.2
63% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.43
99% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 54%
WD WD740GD-00FLA2 74GB
69GB free
Firmware: 31.08F31 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 66.4
Write 70.1
Mixed 59.6
49% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.56
136% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 39%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 89.5
Write 105
Mixed 93.4
126% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.32
72% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
2048, 2048, 1024, 1024 MB
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
17.6% Very poor
MC Read 6.7
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 4.9
16% 5.43 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 5.3
15% 5.13 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Vostro 420 Series Builds (Compare 161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Vostro 420 Series

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $199
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