Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 56.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics14.3% 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 Drive36.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 Precision WorkStation T5500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0D883F
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:18
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 Xeon X5660
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
56.6% Above average
SC Int 66.8
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 67.8
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 298
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 420
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6850
Asus(1043 03B4) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
14.3% Very poor
Lighting 50.3
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 46.9
15% 44.2 fps
MRender 23.7
Gravity 35.1
Splatting 40.6
14% 33.1 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
441GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.7% Below average
Read 167
Write 168
Mixed 152
36% 162 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 31.9
4K Mixed 13.9
61% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 44.6
DQ Mixed 16.4
17% 26.3 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
20GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.8% Below average
Read 184
Write 143
Mixed 138
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 14.4
65% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 32.7
DQ Mixed 16.6
16% 24.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 97%
WD WD3200KS-00PFB0 320GB
26GB free
Firmware: 21.00M21 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
32% Below average
Read 53.7
Write 57.6
Mixed 45.8
39% 52.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.37
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6x2GB
6 of 6 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
51.5% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 20.6
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 13.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation T5500 Builds (Compare 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $90
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