Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 47%
Workstation 25%
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 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.26% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 7 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 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:10
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i3-2120-$93
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 85
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 86.1
69% 85.9 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 219
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 224
33% 219 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS
EVGA(3842 1302) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.0
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
1.26% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 6.2
Parallax 1.4
1% 3.7 fps
MRender 5.3
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 4
2% 3.87 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.26%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$70
64GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 496
Write 354
Mixed 350
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 4.11
71% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 24
65% 138 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.4% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.6
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 17.1
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 3,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 53%
Workstation 21%

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $176
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