Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory2.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 21:32
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i5-2500-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 88.3
70% 88 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 323
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 336
50% 337 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 63%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
207GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 250
Mixed 294
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 31
144% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 73.2
120% 235 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 16GB-$20
8GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 33
Write 26.5
Mixed 18
31% 25.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.03
4K Write 6.92
4K Mixed 2.86
355% 5.27 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-PB 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
47.8% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 2,141 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $230
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