Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics7.37% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime2 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 20:15
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 373
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 591
MC Mixed 584
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 720
Nvidia(10DE 1087) 1GB
CLim: 967 MHz, MLim: 500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
7.37% Terrible
Lighting 22.2
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 27.3
7% 23.1 fps
MRender 11.1
Gravity 22.7
Splatting 17
7% 16.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.37%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$154
103GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 118%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
128GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 142
Write 120
Mixed 122
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.22
78% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.4
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 2,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $522
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