Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:18
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 below expectations (36th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 365
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 596
MC Mixed 593
87% 582 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1636 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 284
Parallax 282
95% 297 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 330
Splatting 231
113% 262 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
681GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 146
Mixed 131
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.27
121% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16KTF1G64AZ-1G9P1 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
65.8% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 18.6
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 23.2
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 67%
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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 2,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $527
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