Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.97% 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 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:35
Run Duration255 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 below expectations (4th percentile)
65.9% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 302
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 534
77% 510 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 720
Nvidia(10DE 1087) 1GB
CLim: 967 MHz, MLim: 500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
6.97% Terrible
Lighting 20.2
Reflection 17.9
Parallax 25.2
7% 21.1 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 22.1
Splatting 16.5
7% 16.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.97%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
421GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 181
Mixed 167
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 0741 1TB
117GB free, PID 0741
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 63.6
Write 59.5
Mixed 56.6
76% 59.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.23
75% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 44%
SanDisk Cruzer Dial 64GB
59GB free, PID 5599
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 17.6
Mixed 12.6
25% 22.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.82
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 18%
SDXC Card 64GB
43GB free, PID null
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
21.2% Poor
Read 42.8
Write 22
Mixed 28.7
37% 31.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.7
4K Write 2.79
4K Mixed 2.17
194% 3.89 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 21.2%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 11.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 87.3
46% 87.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 44.1%
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 XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 2,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $508
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