Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 66.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.65% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120905
Uptime34.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:49
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i7-3770-$300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
66.1% Good
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 95.1
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 320
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 491
75% 498 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
Nvidia(10DE 0977) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 448 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
2.65% Terrible
Lighting 7.9
Reflection 7.8
Parallax 6.5
2% 7.4 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 6.2
3% 6.87 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.65%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 168
Write 134
Mixed 146
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.27
66% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273DH0-CK0 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 16.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 17.7
46% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 92%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 1,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $395
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