Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics18.3% 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 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20110411
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:32
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 i5-2400-$142
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 87.6
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 333
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 336
50% 331 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Asus(1043 84F0) 2GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 361.43
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Lighting 58.6
Reflection 40.8
Parallax 52.2
17% 50.5 fps
MRender 46.4
Gravity 45
Splatting 38
23% 43.1 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 21%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST1000VM002-1CT162 1TB
615GB free
Firmware: SC12 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
68% Good
Read 119
Write 118
Mixed 29
64% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.16
64% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 68%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 1,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $358
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