Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 20.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.84% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20091223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:53
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 Core2 Duo E8400-$16
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
20.2% Poor
SC Int 55.1
SC Float 28.2
SC Mixed 39.9
33% 41.1 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 83.2
QC Mixed 83.5
24% 104 Pts
MC Int 144
MC Float 82.3
MC Mixed 105
17% 111 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 27%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3470
Dell(1028 3243) 256MB
Driver: atiumd64.dll Ver. 8.632.1.2000
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
0.84% Terrible
Lighting 2.6
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 1.9
1% 3.33 fps
MRender 2.5
Gravity 1.2
Splatting 3.5
1% 2.4 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.84%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 250GB-$13
149GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 23.5
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.56
112% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
20.3% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 6.2
19% 6.57 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 4.3
14% 4.9 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 960

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $102
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