Dell Studio XPS 8000

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 51.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive50.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell Studio XPS 8000  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0X231R
Memory2.6 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090811
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:17
Run Duration222 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 860-$295
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
51.3% Above average
SC Int 65
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 67.9
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 262
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 345
51% 342 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6970
Sapphire(174B E182) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
27.2% Poor
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 63.9
Parallax 88.4
27% 79.4 fps
MRender 46.2
Gravity 78.3
Splatting 69.6
28% 64.7 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
210GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
50.8% Above average
Read 246
Write 195
Mixed 198
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 19.1
92% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 16.1
19% 31.1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 116%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 16GB
12GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Read 28.2
Write 8.05
Mixed 13
18% 16.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.85
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 1.05
116% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
35.8% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 10
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 11.7
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 25%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Studio XPS 8000 Builds (Compare 295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Dell Studio XPS 8000

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $390
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