Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:32
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$134
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 86
69% 86.1 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 301
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 327
MC Mixed 322
49% 326 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
704GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 113
Write 145
Mixed 89.9
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.25
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 188%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF51264AZ-1G4M1 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
49.3% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 53%
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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 2,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 23%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $419
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