Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics8.12% 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 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161207
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:35
Run Duration101 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i5-6500-$195
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 391
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 409
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4627
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
8.12% Terrible
Lighting 20.7
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 23.6
7% 23.5 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 17.6
Splatting 32.1
9% 23 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.12%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$30
401GB free
Firmware: CC43
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 180
Mixed 153
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.33
90% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 103%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA851U6AFR6N-UH 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2400 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (55th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.3% Good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 22.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $311
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