Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.22% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111230
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:53
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-2500-$134
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
51.3% Above average
SC Int 89.8
SC Float 91.3
SC Mixed 92.3
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 222
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 323
48% 321 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 2GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.4459
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.22% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 3.7
Parallax 3.1
1% 3.33 fps
MRender 3.6
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
1% 3.53 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.22%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$27
344GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA7S0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
69.2% Good
Read 120
Write 121
Mixed 108
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.04
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.14
37% 0.41 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-052.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
28.5% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.5
26% 8.97 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 30%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 990 Builds (Compare 4,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $376
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