Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics119% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive188% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:49
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-8600K-$257
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 123
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 492
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 696
MC Float 789
MC Mixed 731
110% 739 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 121%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.66
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 361
Parallax 354
116% 367 fps
MRender 220
Gravity 380
Splatting 228
121% 276 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 119%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PC401 SK hy 256GB
208GB free
Firmware: 80002E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
188% Outstanding
Read 2,371
Write 775
Mixed 806
286% 1,317 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 21
145% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 20.6
38% 73 MB/s
Poor: 120%
This bench: 188%
Great: 194%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$65
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 175
Mixed 169
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 34
MC Mixed 24.9
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 27.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $809
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