Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 45.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.21% 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
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)
Memory0.4 GB free of 2 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20111230
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:25
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i3-2120-$86
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
45.3% Average
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 83.7
SC Mixed 73.2
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 218
49% 214 Pts
MC Int 208
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 222
33% 218 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 776MB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4229
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
1.21% Terrible
Lighting 3.3
Reflection 3.7
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.37 fps
MRender 3.3
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
1% 3.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.21%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3250312AS 250GB-$24
165GB free
Firmware: JC49
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 114
Write 104
Mixed 101
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.51
108% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston K1N7HK-ELC 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
28.4% Poor
MC Read 9.6
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 9
24% 8.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 28%
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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 2,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $358
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