Dell Precision WorkStation 690

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 31.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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 Precision WorkStation 690  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0MY171
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.5 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20070404
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:44
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5355
Microprocessor, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
31.2% Below average
SC Int 61.3
SC Float 30.9
SC Mixed 42
36% 44.7 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 109
QC Mixed 146
39% 169 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 243
MC Mixed 331
56% 364 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA3 2TB
744GB free
Firmware: ABB0
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 121
Write 119
Mixed 114
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.17
50% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 76%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$64
516GB free
Firmware: ABB0
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 127
Write 126
Mixed 111
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.16
76% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$25
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SC13
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 90.9
Write 95.1
Mixed 95
71% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.22
64% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
1024, 1024, 1024, 1024, 2048, 2048, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
MC Read 4.6
MC Write 2.7
MC Mixed 4.4
11% 3.9 GB/s
SC Read 2.3
SC Write 2.6
SC Mixed 3
8% 2.63 GB/s
Latency 165
24% 165 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Precision WorkStation 690 Builds (Compare 408 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 33%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation 690

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $87
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