Dell XPS 8930

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 99.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics10% 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 Drive82.4% 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
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180517
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:17
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 465
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 985
MC Float 1,133
MC Mixed 1,070
159% 1,062 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Desktop Coffee Lake i5 i7)
Dell(1028 0859) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 22.20.16.4758
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
10% Very poor
Lighting 25.3
Reflection 31
Parallax 27.6
8% 28 fps
MRender 25.3
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38.2
12% 28.7 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ ARC 100 240GB-$120
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 464
Write 417
Mixed 431
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 16
105% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 69.2
86% 142 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 101%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
763GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 139
Write 150
Mixed 118
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
ECB53616 Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
69.7% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 21.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 28.7
SC Mixed 22.4
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
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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 2,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
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System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $659
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