Dell OptiPlex 5040

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics7.74% 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 Drive90.6% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 5040
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 5040  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170815
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:49
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$314
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 386
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 625
92% 617 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Dell(1028 06BA) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 21.20.16.4821
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
7.74% Terrible
Lighting 19.8
Reflection 25.6
Parallax 20.8
6% 22.1 fps
MRender 17.9
Gravity 17.3
Splatting 31.4
9% 22.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.74%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SC308 SATA 512G 512GB
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 383 380 385 385 383 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
90.6% Outstanding
Read 396
Write 394
Mixed 245
SusWrite 384
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 26.6
128% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 27.2
94% 206 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6DFR8A-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
60.9% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 5040 Builds (Compare 582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 5040

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