Dell OptiPlex 7040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.06% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 7040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 7040  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151204
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:56
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-6700-$299
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 391
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 622
92% 616 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06B9) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
8.06% Terrible
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 22.6
7% 23.9 fps
MRender 17.3
Gravity 19
Splatting 30.6
9% 22.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.06%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 960GB-$300
893GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 486
Write 237
Mixed 258
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 19.5
88% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 41.4
76% 154 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 79%
Samsung PM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
98GB free
Firmware: BXV77D0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 1,287
Write 262
Mixed 390
139% 646 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 24.7
112% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 64.3
100% 192 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 113%
Great: 139%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-066.A00G 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.3% Good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 22.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 19.8
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 84.2
48% 84.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 77%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 7040 Builds (Compare 1,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $299
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