Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics5.81% 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150826
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 19:33
Run Duration394 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i5-2400-$125
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
64.2% Good
SC Int 86.9
SC Float 87.7
SC Mixed 87.9
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 334
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 334
50% 333 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 1GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
5.81% Terrible
Lighting 17
Reflection 14.8
Parallax 17.1
5% 16.3 fps
MRender 11.7
Gravity 15.2
Splatting 18.1
6% 15 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.81%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 500GB
167GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 74
Write 91.3
Mixed 70.8
59% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.25
78% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 52%
SanDisk Cruzer 32GB
18GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 31.3
Write 11.9
Mixed 16.3
22% 19.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.74
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.84
98% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 13%
Great: 13%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 8GB
7GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
5.78% Terrible
Read 24.8
Write 4.45
Mixed 5.57
11% 11.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.1
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.006
19% 1.71 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.78%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 M378B5773DH0-CH9 Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.1% Above average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 17
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 2,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $372
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