Dell OptiPlex 3040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 55.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.03% 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 Drive67.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (47%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 3040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 3040  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors, 1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:29
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 47%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-6500T
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
55.6% Above average
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 84.1
66% 83.2 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 270
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 302
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 336
48% 319 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BB) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
8.03% Terrible
Lighting 20.8
Reflection 27.9
Parallax 24.6
7% 24.4 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 20.1
Splatting 33.9
9% 22.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.03%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BF256A5 SATA 256GB
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 58 104 160 81 129 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 364
Write 243
Mixed 278
SusWrite 113
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 32.4
112% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 161
147% 226 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GS6DFR8A-PB 1x8GB
1 of 2 slots used
8GB SODIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 95
42% 95 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 33%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 3040 Builds (Compare 1,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3040

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $195
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