Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 64%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.05% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive87.1% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170505
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:44
Run Duration245 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 i5-2400-$135
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
64% Good
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 335
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 336
50% 336 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5570
Device(1545 5570) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
5.05% Terrible
Lighting 17.7
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 16.2
5% 16.9 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 13
Splatting 11.4
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.05%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 512GB
368GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 528
Write 499
Mixed 516
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 20.1
95% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 19.8
58% 115 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 358%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$159
465GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 514
Write 387
Mixed 421
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 20.7
110% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 75.5
DQ Mixed 20.6
26% 44.1 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 117%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 124GB
107GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
16.1% Very poor
Read 30.3
Write 17.2
Mixed 21.9
28% 23.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.07
4K Write 2.37
4K Mixed 0.91
123% 2.12 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16.1%
Great: 53%
SanDisk Ultra Fit 124GB
90GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
9.44% Terrible
Read 28.5
Write 8.07
Mixed 10.1
16% 15.6 MB/s
4K Read 2.87
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.41
56% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 9.44%
Great: 34%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BD160B.M16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 16.5
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 1,801 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $368
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