Dell Inspiron 3543

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 1%
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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics4.15% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU. CPU throttled at 99% 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 Inspiron 3543  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 04XW3R
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20150204
Uptime4.9 Days
Run DateJul 30 '21 at 16:37
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 38%
CPU Throttled 99%

 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 i5-5200U
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
41.2% Average
Memory 57.9
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 106
47% 76.7 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 166
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 5500 (Mobile 0.95 GHz)
Dell(1028 0655) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
4.15% Terrible
Lighting 5.9
Reflection 1.8
Parallax 6
5% 4.57 fps
MRender 3.3
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 6
3% 4.57 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.15%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
628GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2BA30003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 17 21 19 20 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 33.5
Write 50.6
Mixed 13.8
SusWrite 18.6
21% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 15%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M471B1G73QH0-YK0 1x8GB
1 of 1 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
21% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 6.7
20% 7.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 134
30% 134 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21%
Great: 32%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Inspiron 3543 Builds (Compare 1,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3543

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29
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