Dell XPS 8300

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 8300  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0Y2MRG
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111017
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:29
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-2600-$281
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
62.3% Good
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 92
SC Mixed 91.4
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 300
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 457
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1077 MHz, MLim: 1354 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 184
Reflection 165
Parallax 274
67% 208 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 164
Splatting 185
67% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 69%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$28
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 98.1
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.3
84% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 70%
WD Green 2TB (2009)-$99
171GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
37.7% Below average
Read 76.2
Write 54.8
Mixed 54.2
46% 61.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.41
96% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya NT2GC64B88B0NF-CG 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 15
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 52%
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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 3,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $376
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