Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 73.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory21.9 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:15
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-3770-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.5% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 362
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 518
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 527
78% 522 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1701.0
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 136
36% 108 fps
MRender 57.2
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 86.3
33% 77.4 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 38%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
78GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 512
Write 415
Mixed 424
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 18.7
89% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 52.9
DQ Mixed 17.4
20% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 114%
OCZ CORE _SSD 64GB
17GB free, PID 0602
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
21.4% Poor
Read 41
Write 30.8
Mixed 31.5
42% 34.4 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 1.58
162% 4.94 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73BH0-CK0 3x8GB
3 of 4 slots used
24GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
56.5% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 19.5
MC Mixed 17.1
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 2,847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $504
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