Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 02:53
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 403
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 593
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 199
Parallax 211
70% 216 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
75% 174 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 141
Write 134
Mixed 139
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.32
103% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6BFR8C-PB 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20.3
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 5,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $489
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