Dell XPS 730

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 49.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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 8 years and 3 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 XPS 730  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0F642F
Memory4.8 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.5 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20081027
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 02:06
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 Xeon X5460-$50
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
49.4% Average
SC Int 88.1
SC Float 51.9
SC Mixed 65.4
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 262
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 354
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 258
41% 273 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560-$180
Zotac(19DA 3227) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 296.10
Relative performance n/a - atypical extreme
Poor: 1% Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
725GB free
Firmware: JC66
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 96.3
Write 102
Mixed 102
76% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.45
98% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST3750330AS 750GB-$65
589GB free
Firmware: SD15
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 87.1
Write 94.1
Mixed 93.4
69% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.35
98% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 4 slots used
6GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
25.7% Poor
MC Read 8.5
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 6.7
22% 7.63 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.3
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 25.7%
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 XPS 730 Builds (Compare 42 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS 730

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $300
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