Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 63.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory21.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:23
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i7-2600-$298
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
63.3% Good
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 95.4
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 300
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 458
69% 462 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 1996) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 302
Parallax 336
102% 322 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 302
Splatting 213
103% 239 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
91GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 487
Write 239
Mixed 239
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 4.73
68% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 4.91
63% 150 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
931GB free
Firmware: CC56 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 180
Mixed 169
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.25
111% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$28
405GB free
Firmware: JC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 126
Write 122
Mixed 113
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.66
139% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$28
362GB free
Firmware: JC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62% Good
Read 108
Write 108
Mixed 106
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.62
134% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 15.6
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $387
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