Dell OptiPlex 5040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive83.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 5040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 5040  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170523
Uptime33.5 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 10:44
Run Duration62 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-6700-$307
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 389
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 621
MC Mixed 598
88% 591 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 86%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron 1100 SATA 256GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0DL003 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 478
Write 456
Mixed 471
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 18.7
101% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 16.7
50% 100 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KVR648-PSB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 18.9
MC Mixed 16.2
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.9
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 5040 Builds (Compare 604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 5040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $165
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