Dell OptiPlex 960

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 25.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics0.62% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 960
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 960  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090429
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:44
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 Duo E8400-$18
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
25.9% Poor
SC Int 73.2
SC Float 43.3
SC Mixed 52.8
45% 56.4 Pts
QC Int 140
QC Float 83.7
QC Mixed 107
25% 110 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 76.6
MC Mixed 106
16% 107 Pts
Poor: 16%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 29%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel Q45/Q43 Express Chipset
Dell(1028 0276)
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 8.15.10.2702
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
0.62% Terrible
Lighting 2.1
Reflection 1.5
Parallax 2
1% 1.87 fps
MRender 1.1
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 2
1% 1.5 fps
Poor: 0%
This bench: 0.62%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
137GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.4% Average
Read 215
Write 177
Mixed 169
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 19.5
89% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 75.1
DQ Mixed 20.8
26% 43.9 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$25
369GB free
Firmware: KC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 103
Write 116
Mixed 33.4
61% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.53
101% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
19.3% Very poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 5.9
18% 6.47 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 5.9
SC Mixed 1
10% 3.4 GB/s
Latency 96.3
42% 96.3 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19.3%
Great: 45%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 960 Builds (Compare 835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 960

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $97
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