Dell OptiPlex 790

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 57.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.28% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 790
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 790  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120821
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateSep 30 '18 at 18:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-2400-$87
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
57.6% Above average
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 170
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 326
45% 326 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 59%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro FX 1700
Nvidia(10DE 049A) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.28% Terrible
Lighting 5
Reflection 8.6
Parallax 1.8
1% 5.13 fps
MRender 6.8
Gravity 3.6
Splatting 5.6
1% 5.33 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.28%
Great: 2%
ATI Radeon HD 2600-XT
Apple(106B 00A6) 256MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.21% Terrible
Lighting 8
Reflection 14.4
Parallax 3.8
2% 8.73 fps
MRender 6.9
Gravity 3.1
Splatting 12.3
1% 7.43 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.21%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA722010CLA330 1TB-$30
374GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 74 82 95 82 91 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48% Average
Read 85.1
Write 57.8
Mixed 50.4
SusWrite 81.9
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48%
Great: 77%
Maxtor 7Y250M0 251GB-$20
228GB free
Firmware: YAR511W0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 55 55 55 53 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 57.3
Write 58.5
Mixed 42.7
SusWrite 54.4
39% 53.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G4D1 Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 6GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.3% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.7
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 11.7
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 790 Builds (Compare 12,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $109
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