Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 48%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 56%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics2.03% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:41
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-2320-$144
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
56% Above average
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 81.4
SC Mixed 82.3
65% 81.1 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 279
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 314
44% 294 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Device(1B0A 909D) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
2.03% Terrible
Lighting 7.2
Reflection 9
Parallax 6.4
2% 7.53 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 5.1
2% 4.67 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.03%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$140
411GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 471
Write 309
Mixed 321
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 11.2
66% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 10.9
23% 43.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 9KSF51272AZ-1G6P1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 14.9
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 49%
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 XPS 8300 Builds (Compare 2,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $430
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