Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 52.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive41.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130121
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:45
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$304
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
52.7% Above average
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 83.1
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 247
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 352
53% 354 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$124
Gigabyte(1458 3746) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 78
Parallax 98.8
32% 94.5 fps
MRender 98.8
Gravity 117
Splatting 86.2
43% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
440GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.9% Average
Read 258
Write 180
Mixed 183
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 8.56
50% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 7.77
40% 91 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 87%
Samsung PM830 128GB
5GB free
Firmware: CXM03D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.7% Average
Read 264
Write 249
Mixed 253
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 7.84
50% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 12.6
DQ Write 47.9
DQ Mixed 7.77
12% 22.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 802C0000802C 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 802C0000802C 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 802C0000802C 16JTF51264AZ-1G6M1 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.3% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 41%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $152
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