Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 45.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.47% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit kleuren,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:06
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 860-$280
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.7% Average
SC Int 69.7
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 74.6
57% 71.4 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 205
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 351
52% 348 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4550
Dell(1028 0002) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.47% Terrible
Lighting 5.3
Reflection 7.7
Parallax 4.3
2% 5.77 fps
MRender 3.8
Gravity 2.1
Splatting 5
1% 3.63 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.47%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
279GB free
Firmware: 02.03E02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 97.4
Write 95.9
Mixed 92.5
72% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.39
101% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 60%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$9
11GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Read 30.1
Write 10
Mixed 11.4
18% 17.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.24
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.69
86% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown EBJ21UE8BDF0-DJ-F 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
42.8% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 12.6
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.8
SC Mixed 13.2
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 1,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 17%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $205
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