Dell XPS 8900

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics12.3% 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 Drive58.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8900  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0XJ8C4
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160506
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 02 '17 at 00:35
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-6700-$284
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 341
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 560
MC Float 633
MC Mixed 585
89% 593 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 745 (OEM)-$60
Nvidia(10DE 1065) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1032 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 37.8
Reflection 34.4
Parallax 32.5
11% 34.9 fps
MRender 23.2
Gravity 37.2
Splatting 31.9
13% 30.8 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM830 128GB
87GB free
Firmware: CXM02D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 469
Write 251
Mixed 355
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 10.9
76% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 63.8
DQ Mixed 11.3
18% 31.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 71%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$40
28GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 261
Write 131
Mixed 144
205% 178 MB/s
4K Read 4.24
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.77
75% 1.99 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 859B0000802C CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 859B0000802C CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBD1 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.3% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.2
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 18
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 76.4
52% 76.4 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8900 Builds (Compare 1,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $494
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