Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.1% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive61% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170510
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:36
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th 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 i5 660
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.1% Below average
SC Int 54.8
SC Float 57.6
SC Mixed 54.1
44% 55.5 Pts
QC Int 153
QC Float 164
QC Mixed 161
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 215
MC Mixed 211
31% 207 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD Graphics (Clarkdale 0.733/0.9 GHz)
Dell(1028 02DA) 3.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2900
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.1% Terrible
Lighting 2.9
Reflection 3.4
Parallax 2.9
1% 3.07 fps
MRender 3.2
Gravity 2.2
Splatting 4
1% 3.13 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.1%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$90
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61% Good
Read 257
Write 193
Mixed 201
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 31.1
107% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 58.8
63% 106 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 61%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 04CD000004CD F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 859B0000802C ST51264BA1339.16FM 859B0000802C ST51264BA1339.16FM 16GB
1600, 1600, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.9% Poor
MC Read 9.9
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 7.7
19% 6.7 GB/s
Latency 113
36% 113 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 1,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

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