Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.06% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110528
Uptime2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:22
Run Duration284 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-2600-$300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68% Good
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 95.3
SC Mixed 95.7
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 336
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 475
70% 468 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Dell(1028 2120) 1GB
Driver: atiu9p64.dll Ver. 13.251.0.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
2.06% Terrible
Lighting 7.3
Reflection 6.4
Parallax 6.4
2% 6.7 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 5.1
2% 4.77 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.06%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$45
252GB free
Firmware: CC49
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 102
Write 94.9
Mixed 24.2
54% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.51
119% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 69%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
7GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
3.97% Terrible
Read 17.2
Write 4.76
Mixed 4.14
9% 8.72 MB/s
4K Read 1.75
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
7% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.97%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT25664BA1339.M8FK Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 859B CT25664BA1339.M8FK Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.6% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 17.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
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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 2,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $375
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