Dell OptiPlex 3040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.5% 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 Drive91.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 3040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 3040  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 20:42
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-6500-$196
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 111
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 415
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 408
58% 391 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BB) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4590
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
7.5% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 21.2
6% 22.1 fps
MRender 12.6
Gravity 17.8
Splatting 32.5
8% 21 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.5%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
178GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 376
Mixed 408
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 24.9
145% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 44.1
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 24.6
52% 101 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73EB0-YK0 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
32.3% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 10.7
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 3040 Builds (Compare 497 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $196
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