Dell XPS720

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 27.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics6.25% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (94%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemDell XPS720  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0YU822
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080401
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:47
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 94%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 Core2 Quad Q6600-$154
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
27.2% Poor
SC Int 41.4
SC Float 22.5
SC Mixed 33.3
26% 32.4 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 109
QC Mixed 148
37% 163 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 108
MC Mixed 146
25% 161 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX
Nvidia(10DE 039C) 768MB
Ram: 768MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
6.25% Terrible
Lighting 23.5
Reflection 20.6
Parallax 9.5
6% 17.9 fps
MRender 14.9
Gravity 17.9
Splatting 13.9
7% 15.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 6.25%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDT725032VLA 320GB
252GB free
Firmware: V54O
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
34.1% Below average
Read 61.6
Write 57.1
Mixed 43.6
40% 54.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 40%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
138GB free
Firmware: 3.AD
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Read 65.6
Write 65.3
Mixed 60.6
48% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.12
4K Mixed 0.42
93% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$37
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AD
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
37.5% Below average
Read 72
Write 58.5
Mixed 70.5
51% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.14
4K Mixed 0.25
66% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 43%
WD Elements 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Read 29.3
Write 25.6
Mixed 25.4
34% 26.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 0.36
4K Mixed 0.2
21% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x1GB
4 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
13.8% Very poor
MC Read 5
MC Write 4.3
MC Mixed 3.4
12% 4.23 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 5.2
15% 5.37 GB/s
Latency 179
22% 179 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 27%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS720 Builds (Compare 191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell XPS720

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $259
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