Dell OptiPlex 980

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 43.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics74.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive49.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemDell OptiPlex 980
MotherboardDell OptiPlex 980  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140528
Uptime1 Days
Run DateDec 04 '18 at 22:30
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 870-$267
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
43.9% Average
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 134
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 314
34% 267 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
HP(103C 82FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Lighting 266
Reflection 268
Parallax 284
70% 273 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 274
Splatting 218
75% 229 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7WD240HAFV-00003 240GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM87W3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 149 172 171 167 172 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.8% Average
Read 230
Write 168
Mixed 178
SusWrite 166
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 22.1
70% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 181
138% 186 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 93%
Seagate ST2000VM003-1CT164 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: ES22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 24 67 142 135 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 120
Write 96.7
Mixed 45
SusWrite 81.2
63% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
54% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 80AD000080AD HMT325U6BFR8C-H9 02FE000002FE EBJ20UF8BCF0-DJ-F 02FE000002FE EBJ20UF8BCF0-DJ-F 8GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39.2% Below average
MC Read 15
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 11.9
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.8
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 40%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical OptiPlex 980 Builds (Compare 3,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 980

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $247
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