Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive42.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
Memory20.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:25
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 as expected (45th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 358
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 598
MC Mixed 590
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$170
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.8.2
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 96.2
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 124
33% 98.6 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 80.4
Splatting 78.6
30% 71.5 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST2000DM001-1CH164 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
101% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 499
Mixed 512
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 32.9
155% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 27.4
35% 58.9 MB/s
Samsung PM841 mSATA 256GB
46GB free
Firmware: DXT43D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 339
Write 48.5
Mixed 85
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 12
81% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 87.2
DQ Mixed 11.3
22% 41.1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 71%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 136
Write 133
Mixed 123
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.23
74% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 94%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 64GB-$21
20GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
38.5% Below average
Read 141
Write 49.9
Mixed 59.3
90% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.73
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.8
112% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6MFR8C-PB Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 HMT41GU6MFR8C-PB Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.1%
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 3,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $518
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