Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics36.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive96.7% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemDell XPS 8930  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0DF42J
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180327
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 01:25
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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 i7-8700-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 492
116% 510 Pts
MC Int 965
MC Float 1,114
MC Mixed 1,062
156% 1,047 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Dell(1028 3512) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
36.9% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 115
35% 102 fps
MRender 77.5
Gravity 109
Splatting 78.9
38% 88.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
162GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 498
Mixed 502
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 27.5
130% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.7
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 26.8
59% 113 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
79.3% Very good
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 22.4
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 26.3
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical XPS 8930 Builds (Compare 1,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $737
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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