Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 63.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics4.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 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 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 13 '17 at 17:11
Run Duration399 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$283
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
63.8% Good
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 95.2
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 304
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 458
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
PNY(196E 0F02) 2GB
CLim: 780 MHz, MLim: 267 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
4.32% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 14.3
Parallax 11
4% 12.9 fps
MRender 10.1
Gravity 13.7
Splatting 7.9
5% 10.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.32%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$139
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 152
Write 141
Mixed 134
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.43
125% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 85%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$139
87GB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 150
Write 128
Mixed 122
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.47
119% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Patriot Supersonic Pulse USB 3.0 16GB-$30
15GB free, PID 0916
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
9.08% Terrible
Read 31.6
Write 11.2
Mixed 11.6
19% 18.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.44
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.21
35% 1.66 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.08%
Great: 13%
DISK SCSI_DISK_1234 1GB
1GB free, PID 8902
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
4.17% Terrible
Read 15.8
Write 4.56
Mixed 6.22
9% 8.86 MB/s
4K Read 3.65
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.007
14% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.17%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 55%
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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 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Dell XPS 8300

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