Dell XPS 8700

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 76.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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.
SystemDell XPS 8700  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KWVT8
Memory19.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140416
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:22
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 i7-4790-$308
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.2% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 359
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 591
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.152.0.0
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 62
Reflection 60.9
Parallax 91.4
22% 71.4 fps
MRender 46
Gravity 72.8
Splatting 63.3
26% 60.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM85 256GB
19GB free
Firmware: 8D0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 497
Write 90.3
Mixed 140
52% 242 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 49.2
4K Mixed 14.3
85% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 87.3
DQ Mixed 31.6
72% 156 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC27 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 152
Write 150
Mixed 143
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.38
107% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 HMT451U6AFR8C-PB Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
57.8% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.8
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 58%
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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 5,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $478
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