Dell OptiPlex 5040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.21% 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.
Boot Drive121% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell OptiPlex 5040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 5040  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors, 1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:41
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-6700-$285
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 384
90% 395 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 626
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R5 240
Dell(1028 210B) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
7.21% Terrible
Lighting 18.8
Reflection 12.5
Parallax 33.2
8% 21.5 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 23.5
Splatting 9.4
5% 14.1 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.21%
Great: 8%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
398GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 398
Mixed 409
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 53.7
203% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 124
147% 257 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6DFR8A-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 15.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 56.1%
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 OptiPlex 5040 Builds (Compare 268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 5040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $196
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