Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory6.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150709
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 23:54
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-4770-$305
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 352
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 556
82% 550 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.7.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 183
Parallax 272
70% 219 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 195
Splatting 131
69% 158 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
15GB free
Firmware: 070H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 490
Write 248
Mixed 331
79% 356 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 5.19
82% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 5.03
35% 81 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 69%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$32
1.5TB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 217
Write 219
Mixed 197
159% 211 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.76
214% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 125%
Great: 47%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$32
1.5TB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 27% Great: 47%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$32
1.5TB free
Firmware: CR100-10 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 27% Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
38.7% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 10.8
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 12.9
SC Mixed 11.4
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 68%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8700 Builds (Compare 3,949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $518
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