Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory8.4 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 18:55
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 378
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 611
MC Mixed 577
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$232
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 187
Parallax 201
63% 198 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 192
Splatting 129
69% 159 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$108
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5980 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 171
Mixed 145
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.26
94% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$121
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0105
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 109
Write 108
Mixed 90.2
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.06
4K Mixed 0.71
128% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
842GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 154
Mixed 147
119% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.24
110% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4JTF25664AZ-1G6E1 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 4JTF25664AZ-1G6E1 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
2048, 4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 2,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $518
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