Dell XPS 8500

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 64.8%, 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 Drive75.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8500  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0NW73C
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:43
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$300
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
64.8% Good
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 91.6
SC Mixed 89.4
72% 89.5 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 336
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 341
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 68%
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: 388.13
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
2.66% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 7.9
Parallax 6.4
2% 7.43 fps
MRender 7.2
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 6.2
3% 6.9 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.66%
Great: 4%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 511
Write 411
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 18.4
92% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 17.8
22% 37.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 124%
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 (93rd percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 18.2
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 60.5%
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 2,835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell XPS 8500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $478
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