Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive238% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:23
Run Duration1450 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-6600-$176
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 453
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 451
68% 451 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
429GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 1,855
Write 1,342
Mixed 1,195
324% 1,464 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.8
208% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 513
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 181
204% 351 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 238%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 26
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 22.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $232
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