Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics2.66% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.1% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory7.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:18
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-3350P-$165
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 90.7
73% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 340
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 344
51% 343 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
Nvidia(10DE 0977) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 448 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
2.66% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 7.7
Parallax 6.4
2% 7.37 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 6.3
3% 6.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.66%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
154GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 412
Mixed 416
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 39.9
131% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 98
112% 191 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
61.1% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 18.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.1%
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 XPS 8500 Builds (Compare 2,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $399
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