Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130828
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:01
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-3770-$400
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 93.7
SC Mixed 102
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 347
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 521
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 179
Parallax 194
62% 193 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 193
Splatting 134
68% 158 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB-$430
479GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 505
Write 382
Mixed 451
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 15
79% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.6
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 12.6
44% 89.8 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 110%
Samsung PM830 mSATA 256GB
229GB free
Firmware: CXM13D1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 477
Write 249
Mixed 333
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 20.2
75% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 59
72% 131 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
687GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Read 135
Write 141
Mixed 135
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.24
73% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
55.9% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 16.6
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 3,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $495
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