Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180524
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 20:32
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-6500-$211
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 398
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 401
60% 403 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 104 97 106 110 112 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 27.3
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 104
50% 68.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.6
105% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 22
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $320
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