Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 12:42
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700-$297
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 108
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 463
105% 461 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 464
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1585 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.2% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 197
Parallax 209
68% 211 fps
MRender 170
Gravity 212
Splatting 136
75% 173 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$136
322GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 495
Write 311
Mixed 327
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 12.3
91% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 51.8
57% 90.1 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 859B0000802C CT4G4DFS8213.C8FAR2 859B0000802C CT4G4DFS8213.C8FAR2 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 25.3
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.5
68% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 2,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $507
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