Dell Studio XPS 8100

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 52.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive49.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 7 years and 9 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.
Run History
SystemDell Studio XPS 8100
MotherboardDell Studio XPS 8100  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20091127
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:02
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 860-$295
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
52.2% Above average
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 86.1
SC Mixed 82.9
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 242
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 358
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5770
AMD(1002 2543) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.501.1003.0
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Lighting 45.4
Reflection 28.9
Parallax 41.4
13% 38.6 fps
MRender 23.5
Gravity 34.2
Splatting 28.4
13% 28.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 530 Series 240GB-$149
57GB free
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
49.2% Average
Read 261
Write 179
Mixed 200
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 15.2
68% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 54.1
72% 130 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5673EH1-CF8 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM 1066 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
37.7% Below average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 12.2
MC Mixed 10.2
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.7
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 37%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 8100 Builds (Compare 726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell Studio XPS 8100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $401
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