Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory9.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:56
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-3770-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 362
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 517
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 512
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Lighting 301
Reflection 286
Parallax 311
94% 300 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 280
Splatting 184
96% 221 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 mSATA 32GB
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM12D1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 339
Write 85
Mixed 130
40% 185 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 15.2
61% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 31.4
DQ Mixed 58.7
57% 95 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 191 193 191 194 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 192
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 193
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G6M1 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 8JTF25664AZ-1G6M1 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
55.8% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 17
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 19
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.8%
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 XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 3,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $495
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