Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.5% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110411
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:41
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 i7-2600-$281
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
65.4% Good
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 94.6
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 317
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 470
70% 464 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 2000 (Desktop 1.1 GHz)
Dell(1028 047E) 1.8GB
Driver: igdumd64.dll Ver. 9.17.10.3517
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
1.5% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 4.6
Parallax 3.8
1% 4.13 fps
MRender 4.4
Gravity 2.9
Splatting 5.6
2% 4.3 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.5%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB (2010)-$23
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 83 96 100 107 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 105
Write 110
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 95.1
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 71%
Generic USB Flash Drive 0GB
0GB free, PID 8012
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 17
Write 4
Mixed 5.7
9% 8.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
37% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-H9 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
47.5% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 13.9
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 51%
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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 4,665 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $365
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