Dell OptiPlex 990

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics46.9% 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 Drive38.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
SystemDell OptiPlex 990
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 990  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 20:36
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i5-2500-$134
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 95.3
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 362
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 359
53% 355 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
46.9% Average
Lighting 147
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 195
51% 142 fps
MRender 64.8
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.6
44% 101 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 275 62 63 62 61 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
38.6% Below average
Read 202
Write 150
Mixed 149
SusWrite 135
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 17.4
68% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 38.1
DQ Mixed 19.3
18% 27 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBSR Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 04CD F3-10666CL9-4GBSR Samsung M378B5773DH0-CH9 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.7% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 16.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 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 990 Builds (Compare 4,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 990

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $435
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