Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics27.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive147% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171006
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 19:48
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-8400-$179
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 111
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 463
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 703
100% 669 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560
Dell(1028 1703) 2GB
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Lighting 73.3
Reflection 80
Parallax 93.1
25% 82.1 fps
MRender 63.9
Gravity 69.4
Splatting 77.6
29% 70.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
157GB free
Firmware: AADA4101 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
147% Outstanding
Read 2,165
Write 323
Mixed 430
208% 973 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 23.8
123% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.7
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 23.2
37% 66.2 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 147%
Great: 221%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 12.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 10.9
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 48%
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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 670 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 101%
Desktop 109%
Workstation 95%
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System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $750
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