Dell OptiPlex 740

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 20%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics4.97% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 10 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.
Run History
SystemDell OptiPlex 740
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 740  (all builds)
Memory0.9 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110803
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 02:21
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+-$150
Socket M2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
16.4% Very poor
SC Int 39.8
SC Float 29.3
SC Mixed 34.1
28% 34.4 Pts
QC Int 77.1
QC Float 57.3
QC Mixed 66.7
15% 67 Pts
MC Int 80.4
MC Float 57.5
MC Mixed 67.9
10% 68.6 Pts
Poor: 10%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 17%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 240
XFX(1682 3001) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
4.97% Terrible
Lighting 18.8
Reflection 18.4
Parallax 8.3
5% 15.2 fps
MRender 15
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 8.4
5% 12.1 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.97%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$83
703GB free
Firmware: JC4B
!4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
61.9% Good
Read 117
Write 99
Mixed 104
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.52
118% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 67%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$89
697GB free
Firmware: CC43
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 96.3
Write 98.9
Mixed 88.5
71% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 5.72
4K Mixed 0.7
222% 2.45 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x0.5GB
4 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
18.2% Very poor
MC Read 6.8
MC Write 5.2
MC Mixed 5.9
17% 5.97 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 5.6
SC Mixed 4.2
14% 5.07 GB/s
Latency 129
31% 129 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 18.2%
Great: 19%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 740 Builds (Compare 163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 740

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $150
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