Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 72.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:37
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 above expectations (65th percentile)
72.8% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 355
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 501
MC Mixed 520
76% 504 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Zotac(19DA 1375) 2GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 115
Parallax 128
41% 126 fps
MRender 81.1
Gravity 120
Splatting 81.7
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
197GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 504
Write 410
Mixed 416
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 19.2
104% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 90.6
100% 169 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$56
911GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 131
Write 128
Mixed 114
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.45
120% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 75%
WD My Passport 082A 1TB
597GB free, PID 082a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 92.6
Write 101
Mixed 96.6
126% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.24
76% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 859B BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
32.9% Below average
MC Read 11.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
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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 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

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