Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics94.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive169% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170925
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:27
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i7-8700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 127
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 415
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 769
MC Float 1,011
MC Mixed 860
131% 880 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
Dell(1028 3301) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Lighting 285
Reflection 275
Parallax 286
88% 282 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 274
Splatting 220
98% 230 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
180GB free
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 2,151
Write 331
Mixed 532
215% 1,005 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 39
154% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 402
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 96.3
145% 274 MB/s
Poor: 111%
This bench: 169%
Great: 248%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
917GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 153
Mixed 135
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.29
90% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.9
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21.8
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 18 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $730
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