Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 71.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics41.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.6% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
17 days ago, 17 days ago.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120821
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 06 '18 at 14:33
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$350
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
71.4% Very good
SC Int 96.6
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 96.4
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 364
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 471
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
41.4% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 123
40% 114 fps
MRender 80.4
Gravity 126
Splatting 84.6
42% 97 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$50
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 281 282 284 282 283 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 479
Write 268
Mixed 262
SusWrite 282
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 34.1
121% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 242
206% 304 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 127%
Kingston DataTraveler SE9 USB 2.0 16GB-$6
11GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.6 4 3.3 2.8 3.3 3.6 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
4.47% Terrible
Read 20
Write 17.7
Mixed 17
SusWrite 3.3
19% 14.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
13% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.47%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 16
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 69%
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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 4,325 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: 68% - Good Total price: $450
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