Dell Inspiron 5421

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 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 29.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics4.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemDell Inspiron 5421  (all builds)
MotherboardDell
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130823
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMar 20 '18 at 12:54
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 Core i5-3337U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
29.5% Poor
SC Int 69.5
SC Float 73.3
SC Mixed 71
57% 71.3 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 165
QC Mixed 98.2
31% 138 Pts
MC Int 163
MC Float 168
MC Mixed 168
25% 166 Pts
Poor: 12%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4000 (Mobile 1.25 GHz)
Dell(1028 0591) 2GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 10.18.10.4358
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
4.03% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 16.1
Parallax 8.8
3% 12.3 fps
MRender 11.1
Gravity 6.7
Splatting 17.3
5% 11.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 4.03%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65% Good
Read 503
Write 388
Mixed 402
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 11.8
64% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 45.5
36% 48.4 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF51264HZ-1G6K1 Samsung M471B5273EB0-CK0 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
54.7% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 16
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 5421 Builds (Compare 273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5421

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $53
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